International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

Evaluation of cases of head injury in pa-tients admitted to emergency using CT scan
Author(s)
Dr. Shohaib Khan
Abstract
Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most devastating types of injury. The present study was conducted to evaluate cases of head injury with CT scan.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 225 patients of head injury of both genders. All patients underwent CT scan using Toshiba Aquillion CT scanner (16 slice). Both the bone and soft tissue windows were viewed, and images were reformatted into sagittal, coronal, and oblique planes.
Results: Out of 225 patients, males were 125 and females were 100. Reason of head injury was road traffic accident in 170, fall in 38, assault in 12 and gun shot in 5. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Common CT findings were fracture in 120, subdural hemorrhage in 65, epidural hemorrhage in 32, subarachnoid hemorrhage in 46, contusion in 24, hematoma in 72, cerebral odema in 35, sinus collection in 44 and pneumocranium in 26. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Maximum cases were due to road traffic accidents and common CT finding was cranium fracture.
Pages: 04-06 | Views: 115 | Downloads: 63
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shohaib Khan. Evaluation of cases of head injury in pa-tients admitted to emergency using CT scan. International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. 2019; 2(1): 04-06. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2019.v2.i1a.18
International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging