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Total-Body Digital Radiography for Trauma Screening: Initial Experience

[Appl Radiol 33(8):8-14, 2004. © 2004 Anderson Publishing, Ltd.]


Figure 1. Statscan unit in lateral configuration with dedicated patient trolley in use at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Figure 2. (A) Anteroposterior total body scan of a morbidly obese patient shows fractures of the left lower extremity (arrowheads). (B) Total-body anteroposterior scan of patient with multiple gunshot wounds obtained at standard screening speed using a small focal spot. (C) Magnified chest radiograph acquired from a total-body scan shows a large area of contused left lung and pneumatoceles at the left lung base. A bullet is seen at the base of the left side of the neck. Cardiac and mediastinal displacement to the right indicates a hemo- or tension pneumothorax.

Figure 3. (A) High-resolution scan of a wrist using a small focal spot. (B) High-resolution lateral scan of a foot using a large focal spot.

Figure 4. (A and B) Statscan user interfaces with preselected imaging algorithms.

Figure 5. Lateral lumbar spine view obtained from a total-spine lateral scan.

Figure 6. Lateral cervical spine view obtained using dedicated high-resolution scan.

Figure 7. Oblique total-spine image. Note fracture of the left humeral neck (black arrow) and the pubic symphysis diastasis (white arrowhead).

Figure 8. Anteroposterior chest image obtained with very high-resolution technique.

Figure 9. Very high-resolution lateral elbow view.

Figure 10. Anteroposterior image in standard resolution of a gunshot victim showing a right hemothorax and a large lower-lobe lung contusion. A chest tube has been placed. The bullet lies over the right hemipelvis. A colostomy from prior gunshot wounding is also seen.