Diagnosing spleen, liver, and pancreatic injuries on CT

Blunt abdominal trauma most commonly leads to spleen and liver injuries. Learn more about diagnostic solid abdominal organ injury with the help of CT.

Michael Hartung, MD
Michael Hartung, MD
8th Aug 2022 • 1m read

From a small hematoma to complex laceration and devascularization, solid organs are very prone to injury as a result of trauma. In this lesson, you will learn how to diagnose different types of splenic, hepatic, and pancreatic injury on CT imaging.

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After attending this course, you will master the essentials of abdominopelvic trauma CT interpretation and feel comfortable reviewing studies on your own. You will recognize and characterize solid organ, bowel, vascular injuries, and fractures as well as become familiar with patterns of injury involving multiple systems. Your skills will be solidified with case study reviews of complex polytrauma.

Build upon your Abdominal CT Essentials skills and use CT to evaluate for injuries including polytrauma, fractures, and solid organ trauma.