1. Diagnostic Accuracy of Abdominal Ultrasonography in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis

Alireza Pedram; Fatemeh Asadian; Naghmeh Roshan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 278-283

  Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in pediatric acute appendicitis.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 230 children aged 5-15 years with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis were studied. This study included the evaluation of demographic indices, ultrasound findings ...  Read More

2. Ultrasonography Application for Detection and Management of Pneumothorax following Pleural Catheter Insertion; A Case Report

Golnar Sabetian; Fatemeh Aalinezhad; Mansoor Masjedi; Shahram Paydar

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 84-87

  Pneumothorax as a complication of pleural catheter insertion could be very dangerous in patients under mechanical ventilation. In ICU patients, physical examination and supine chest x-ray (CXR) are poorly sensitive in diagnosis of pneumothorax. Moreover, CT scan has also disadvantages, such as radiation, ...  Read More

3. Diagnostic Accuracy of Rapid Ultrasound in Shock (RUSH) Exam; A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mojtaba Keikha; Mohammad Salehi-Marzijarani; Reihane Soldoozi Nejat; Hojat sheikh Motahar Vahedi; Seyed Mohammad Mirrezaie

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 271-278

  Objective: To perform a diagnostic accuracy of the rapid ultrasound in shock (RUSH) to diagnose the etiology of undifferentiated shock in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED).Methods: We searched the Medline via PubMed, Scopus, and ISI Web of Knowledge till July 2017. Two independent ...  Read More

4. The Predictive Value of Repeated Abdominal Ultrasonography in Patients with Multiple Trauma and Decreased Level of Consciousness: The Experience of a Resource-Limited Centre

Shahram Paydar; Behnam Dalfardi; Bardia Zangbar-Sabegh; Hossein Heidaripour; Leila Pourandi; Alireza Shakibafard; Mehdi Tahmtan; Leila Shayan; Mohammad Hadi Niakan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 26-30

  Objective: To determine the predictive value of repeated abdominal ultrasonography in patients with multiple trauma and decreased level of consciousness (LOC).Methods: This prospective cross-sectional study was conducted over a six-month period at Shahid Rajaee Trauma Hospital, Shiraz, Iran. We included ...  Read More