Should bedside sonography be used first to diagnose pneumothorax secondary to blunt trauma?


DÖNMEZ H., TOKMAK T. T., YILDIRIM A., Buyukoglan H., Ozturk M., AYAZ U. Y., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, vol.40, no.3, pp.142-146, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcu.21884
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.142-146
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Our purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of bedside sonography (US) in the detection of pneumothorax secondary to blunt thoracic trauma.