TITLE

Role of clinical parameters and early noncontrast magnetic resonance imaging scan of brain in prediction of final neurologic outcome of hanging victims

AUTHOR(S)
Mazumdar, Srijan; Mukherjee, Priyam; Goswami, Soumik; Mukhopadhyay, Jotideb
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Jul2010, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p371
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the role of clinical parameters and noncontrast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of brain to predict neurologic deficits in patient presenting post hanging. The study includes 19 cases of hanging victims in which clinical parameters were collected MRI of the brain was performed within 48 hours of incidence of hanging. Results shows that clinical parameters and MRI have significant correlation in predicting future neurosequelae.
ACCESSION #
52651472

 

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