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Cardiovascular - Stuart E. Mirvis, MD, FACR*

1. Myocardium and Pericardium
       a. Myocardial infarction
       b. Myocardial laceration
       c. Myocardial contusion
       d. Pericardial effusion - tamponade
       e. Pneumopericardium - tamponade

2. Aorta
    a. Aortic trauma
    b. Aortic dissection (Case 1) (Case 2) (Case 3)
3. Pulmonary Edema - Various etiologies

4. Thrombo-embolic disease
     b. Pulmonary embolism



*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)


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