n SA Journal of Radiology - Thoracic cage injury imaging in rugby players : pictorial essay
|Article Title||Thoracic cage injury imaging in rugby players : pictorial essay|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 Drs Van Wageningen and Partners|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||1 - 5|
Rugby players often sustain high-impact collisions and are therefore at risk of significant traumatic thoracic injuries. Injury to the thoracic cage may be associated with potentially life-threatening sequelae. Player management is often based on the accuracy of the imaging report. The author suggests a combination of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging to optimally evaluate the full spectrum of these potentially serious injuries.
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