Evaluation of complex carpal trauma: Thin-section direct longitudinal computed tomography scanning through a plaster cast

  • Ramesh B. Patel
    Address reprint requests to: Ramesh B. Patel, MD, Radiology Department, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N. State Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39216.
    From the Department of Radiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
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      Direct longitudinal computed tomography of the wrist, with a plaster cast on the forearm, is described. In a case of complex carpal injuries, the advantages of this method are compared with those of conventional radiographic studies


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