A simplified lung ultrasound approach to detect increased extravascular lung water in critically ill patients

Abstract

BACKGROUND The quantification of B-lines at lung ultrasonography is a valid tool to estimate the extravascular lung water (EVLW) in patients after major cardiac surgery. However, there is still uncertainty about the correlation between B-lines and EVLW in a general population of critically ill. AIM To evaluate a simplified lung ultrasonographic assessment… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13089-017-0068-x

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