Evaluation of hemoperitoneum using a single- vs multiple-view ultrasonographic examination.

OBJECTIVE To compare the sensitivities, specificities, and accuracies between a single-view ultrasonography (US) technique and a multiple-view technique for identifying hemoperitoneum in multiple-trauma patients. METHODS Data from a prior prospective study of US for trauma diagnosis at a level I trauma center were retrospectively analyzed. A convenience… CONTINUE READING