1. The Role of Lung Ultrasonography in Etiologic Diagnosis of Acute Dyspnea in a Resource Limited Setting

Nguyen Nguyen The Phung; Trang Thi Thanh Vo; Kam Lun Ellis Hon

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 121-124

  The aim of the current study was to describe lung ultrasonography (LUS) characteristics and to evaluate the agreement between LUS and chest radiography (CXR) in diagnosis of four conditions causing most acute dyspnea in children, namely, pneumonia, pleural effusion, pneumothorax and acute pulmonary edema ...  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