Epidural hematoma

Epidural hematoma (also known as extradural hematoma) is a blood collection between the dura mater and the skull with a characteristic lens-shaped appearance on the CT scan. It can be […]

Contraindications to thrombolytics

Thrombolytics can be used to treat different diseases, such as ischemic strokes (<3-4.5 hours), myocardial infarctions with ST elevation (<12 hours), DVTs (risk of limb loss) and pulmonary embolism (unstable […]

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a deep vein – most commonly in the lower limb, but can also affect the upper limbs – has it`s flow […]


Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease that affects the cartilage, bone, synovium and soft tissues. The etiology is complex and due to a combination of biomechanical, proinflammatory mediators, and enzymatic […]

Hinchey Classification for Acute Diverticulitis

The Hinchey Classification is a simple staging system useful to determine the severity of acute diverticulitis. With the clinical history, physical examination and a CT scan of the abdomen the […]