Mikael Häggström [notes 1]
Choice of modality
- Suspicion of a vertebral compression fracture alone, such as in an elderly patient with typical symptoms.
- Low clinical suspicion of a fracture, according to US guidelines, but low dose CT is still arguably superior if the local department has a low dose protocol (with up to only slightly larger radiation dose than X-ray).
- In children, according to Australian guidelines, but again, low dose CT is arguably superior if there is a local low dose protocol.
- ↑ For a full list of contributors, see article history. Creators of images are attributed at the image description pages, seen by clicking on the images. See Radlines:Authorship for details.
- ↑ USA:. ACR Appropriateness Criteria. American College of Radiology. Last review date: 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Alshamari, Muhammed; Geijer, Mats; Norrman, Eva; Lidén, Mats; Krauss, Wolfgang; Wilamowski, Franciszek; Geijer, Håkan (2015). "Low dose CT of the lumbar spine compared with radiography: a study on image quality with implications for clinical practice
". Acta Radiologica 57 (5): 602–611. doi:10.1177/0284185115595667. ISSN 0284-1851.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Australia:. Radiology - Acute indications. The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne. Retrieved on 2018-12-14.