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J Korean Soc Radiol. 2009 Apr;60(4):241-247. Korean. Note.
Hong MJ , Kim YT , Jou SS , Kim SW , Shin HC , Kim IY .
Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea.

Trauma to the thoracic aorta and the great vessels carries a high mortality rate. The survival rate can be improved if these patients are given prompt and appropriate treatment. Various types of vascular injury are caused by blunt, penetrating, iatrogenic trauma. This article reviews the multimodality imaging of traumatic injuries to the aortic and great vessels.

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