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Abdomial radiology

David A Merlini, Marco Castoldi, Laura Pisoni, Alberto Via, Eugenio Morandi
INTRODUCTION: FA.S. T (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) is an ultrasound investigation that can discover presence of peritoneal fluid. The availability of an investigation that can be used directly at the patient bed optimizes the Emergency Room Service. The learning curve is short and all doctors working in Emergency Room can use it. AIM OF THE STUDY: End point of the study was to evaluate the applicability of fast to our hospital, to study it's efficacy when compared to other investigations and to produce a flow chart for patients with abdominal trauma...
March 2007: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
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