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Models of Biffl et al for Predicting the Risk of Carotid or Vertebral Artery Injury After Blunt Head and Neck Trauma

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Bissl et al identified risk factors for injury to the carotid and/or vertebral artery after blunt trauma to the head and neck. They used multiple logistic regression to develop models predicting the risk of cerebrovascular injury based on these risk factors. The authors are from the University of Colorado.

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