Interventional Radiology in the Combat Environment

Interventional Radiology in the Combat Environment Curr Trauma Rep (2017) 3:249–256 DOI 10.1007/s40719-017-0093-z THE MILITARY PERSPECTIVE (MJ MARTIN AND M SCHREIBER, SECTION EDITORS) 1 1 1 1 Juan Mendoza & Pamela Mallari-Ramos & Kendra Thoren & Charles Kitley Published online: 24 June 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 . . Abstract Keywords Interventional radiology Combat environment . . Purpose of Review The role of radiology in the combat envi- Deployed environment Military radiology Military ronment has been redefined recently by the conflicts in the medicine Middle East. The current situation of interventional radiology in the deployed setting is indeterminate. This paper seeks to advocate the use of interventional radiology as a deployable Introduction specialty. Recent Findings The role of interventional radiology in the As current and future military radiologists, we have deployed setting is not yet fully outlined. To our knowledge, Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Giuseppe Alvaro to thank for this is the first review of the role of interventional radiology in paving the way for radiology to forever make its mark in the combat environment in the US Army. military history. During the Abyssinian War in 1896, LTC Summary The role of interventional radiology in the combat Alvaro used radiographs to identify bullets and fractures Current Trauma Reports Springer Journals

Interventional Radiology in the Combat Environment

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Medicine & Public Health; Traumatic Surgery; Surgery; Emergency Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Rehabilitation
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