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Criteria of Biffl et al for Arteriography After Blunt Head and Neck Trauma

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Bissl et al listed criteria for when to perform carotid and vertebral arteriography after blunt trauma to the head and neck. A high index of suspicion may be needed to detect subtle vascular injuries that may benefit from surgical intervention or anticoagulation. The authors are from the University of Colorado.

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