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The high morbidity of blunt cerebrovascular injury
in an unscreened population: More evidence of the need for mandatory screening protocols.
Blunt cerebrovascular injury
(BCVI) is relatively rare, with an incidence rate of 0.39-1.11% [1-3].
Recent literature suggests that the true incidence of blunt cerebrovascular injury
is higher than was initially described.