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Exploration on Diagnostic Value of Spiral CT in Acute Chest Trauma

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DOI: 10.23977/medinm.2020.010103 | Downloads: 15 | Views: 2865


Zhenghong Wu 1, Dongqiu Wu 1, Sibin Liu 1


1 Department of Radiology, Jingzhou Central Hospital; Jingzhou, Hubei, 434020, China

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Sibin Liu


Objective: to explore the diagnostic value of spiral CT in acute chest trauma. Method: 100 suspected patients with acute chest trauma who were received and treated in our hospital from January to October 2019 were chosen as the objects of study. All patients underwent DR examination and spiral CT examination. Meanwhile, pathological diagnosis results were followed up, and the diagnostic value of different methods in acute chest trauma was evaluated. Results: the diagnostic accuracy rate of spiral CT in acute chest trauma was higher than that of DR examination method (P<0.05), and there was statistical significance. The time of DR examination was more than that of spiral CT examination (P<0.05), and there was statistical significance. The ray dose in spiral CT examination was more than that in DR examination and there was statistical significance (P<0.05). Conclusion: spiral CT can confirm trauma type, location and influencing range in acute chest trauma diagnosis, and consume short time. Besides, the overall accuracy rate of diagnosis is high. However, the radiation dose in spiral CT examination is large, and protective measures should be taken by combining patient’s individual differences.


spiral CT; DR; acute chest trauma; diagnostic value; examination time; scanning dose


Zhenghong Wu, Dongqiu Wu, Sibin Liu. Exploration on Diagnostic Value of Spiral CT in Acute Chest Trauma. Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine (2020) Vol. 1: 14-19. DOI:


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