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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2014 pp 281-283
A Descriptive Study of Patients of Cranio-Cerebral Trauma at Tertiary Care Hospital
Eranna R. Palled1, Tilak Chandrapal2
1Assistant Professor, Department of Radio diagnosis, Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences Belgaum 590001 Karnataka, INDIA.
2Associate professor, Department of Radio diagnosis, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Srinivasnagar, Suratkal, Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.
Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.
Introduction: Trauma is a major health problem and is a leading cause of death. Head injuries caused or contributed to death in most trauma fatalities. Objectives: study the various factors associated with cranio-cerebral trauma. Materials and methods: 100 patients of cranio cerebral trauma were selected and various factors associated with cranio-cerebral trauma were recorded along with CT scan findings. Results: Cranio cerebral trauma was common in young male (85%) and RTA was the common mode of injury (63%). Contusion (57.6%) was the most common finding observed on CT scan. Conclusion: incidence of cranio cerebral trauma is more in younger population and most commonly in road traffic accidents.