• Medicine
  • Published in Cirugia y cirujanos 2009

[Pulmonary ultrasound in the intensive care unit].

@article{CarrilloEsper2009PulmonaryUI,
  title={[Pulmonary ultrasound in the intensive care unit].},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Carrillo-Esper and Roc{\'i}o Brom-Valladares and Luis Daniel Carrillo-C{\'o}rdova and Jorge Ra{\'u}l Carrillo-C{\'o}rdova},
  journal={Cirugia y cirujanos},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={
          323-8; 301-6
        }
}
Pulmonary ultrasonography (PUSG) is a new diagnostic tool for pleuropulmonary disease in the critically ill patient. Images obtained in this study result from the interaction between the ultrasound shaft with the pleura, the pulmonary parenchyma and the air/liquid interface. These images are classified as horizontal and vertical. Their correct identification and interpretation requires a learning curve. Currently, PUSG is an excellent alternative to evaluate pulmonary condition of hospitalized… CONTINUE READING

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