Injury 2021 Sep 17. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, LAC+USC Medical Center, University of Southern California, 2051 Marengo Street, IPT, C5L100, Los Angeles, CA, 90033, USA. Electronic address:
Background: The diagnosis of penetrating isolated diaphragmatic injuries can be challenging because they are usually asymptomatic. Diagnosis by chest X-ray (CXR) is unreliable, while CT scan is reported to be more valuable. This study evaluated the diagnostic ability of CXR and CT in patients with proven DI. Read More