• Whole-body computed tomography (CT) was used as an initial examination in stable patients whose symptoms were suggestive of aortoiliac emergencies. In three cases, CT provided highly specific diagnoses in three different aortoiliac complications. Computed tomography proved to be a fast and reliable diagnostic tool in emergency settings.
(Arch Surg 1982;117:1095-1097)
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