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Glossary of Trauma Terms

Radiology
A radiologist is a physician who utilizes imaging methodologies to diagnose and manage patients and provide therapeutic options.

Our in-house radiologists are responsible for interpreting our xrays and CT images for the diagnosis or identification of a patient's injuries.

Additionally, interventional radiologists may assist in noninvasive treatment of splenic lacerations or pelvic fractures by controlling hemorrhage through emolization.

Having a radiologist available immediately to interpret scans aids the trauma team in timely interventions.
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