Lesson series

Foundations Week 9: Trauma

DICOM-based training that mirrors practice
Format

Online
Course

Foundations Curriculum

Week #9

DICOM-based

25 Full Cases

Learn : Practice

Integrated Answers

Audience

PGY2 Radiology Residents

Price

$
40

Full DICOM Cases

Chest

abdomen/pelvis

 trauma/Post-op

Prepare for the after-hours with these trauma and post-op cases

  • Aortic injury

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review the most common locations of traumatic aortic injury
    • What are the direct and indirect signs on CT
    • Differentiate ductus diverticulum from thoracic aortic injury
  • Pneumothorax, Tension pneumopericardium

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Identify and differentiate the appearances of pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and pneumopericardium on CT.
    • Practice looking for multiple findings, and when necessary putting them together.
  • Lung injury (contusions, lacerations, pneumatocele)

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Identify injury to the lung parenchyma (contusions, pneumatocele)
    • Remember to look for active extravasation into lacerations/in the chest 
  • Diaphragmatic injury

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • To review imaging signs of diaphragmatic injury
    • To differentiate diaphragmatic eventration from diaphragmatic rupture
  • Solid organ lacerations

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review the types of parenchymal injury in the liver, spleen and pancreas and their imaging appearance
    • Review the diagnosis of active extravasation and pseudoaneurysms
    • Review the main principles derived from grading systems 
  • Renal injury

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review the types of renal injury
    • Know when to order delayed imaging to assess for collecting system injury
    • Review the main principles derived from grading systems
  • Bowel and mesenteric injury

  • Bladder rupture

  • Pelvic fractures without active extravasation

  • Penetrating and post-op trauma

  • and more...

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created by

Rajesh Bhayana
Michael Chan

Course delivery by

University of Toronto Radiology Residents

Peer-to-Peer learning that mirrors practice.