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  • Should chest US supersede the supine CXR in trauma?

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  • Thoracic US √± Technique and pathology

    The value of ultrasound techniques in the examination of the pleura and lungs has been underestimated over the recent decades, which is especially true for children. However, a variety of pathologies of the chest wall, pleura, and lungs result in altered tissue composition, providing sufficient a...

  • Lung ultrasound advanced

    Overview of the real utility of lung ultrasound in neonatology across the spectrum of respiratory pathology encountered. The value of a starting with a focused clinical question in the functional application in various disease states, from acute respiratory distress to bronchopulmonary dysplasia ...

  • Lung ultrasound is not a fishing expedition

    Lung ultrasound(LUS) has rapidly gained favour in critical care setting, due in part to its safety profile, speed and convenience. We must guard against over-enthusiastic application leading to unconscious incompetence.

    Lung ultrasound combines the interrogation of real pathologies (consolida...

  • Airway ultrasound

    Airway ultrasound is a valuable, non-invasive, simple, and portable diagnostic tool point. Ultrasound enables us to identify important sonoanatomy of the upper airway such as thyroid cartilage, epiglottis, cricoid cartilage, cricothyroid membrane, tracheal cartilages, and esophagus. Understanding...

  • Lung in children

    Lung ultrasound is superior to chest x-ray for detecting pneumothoraces, pleural effusions, interstitial abnormalities and consolidations.

    Paediatric patients, by the nature of their size, are eminently suitable for having lung ultrasound performed. While ultrasound images are usually excellen...