Pneumopericardium diagnosis by point-of-care ultrasonography.

  title={Pneumopericardium diagnosis by point-of-care ultrasonography.},
  author={Xavier Bobbia and Pierre-G{\'e}raud Claret and Laurent Muller and Jean-Emmanuel de la Coussaye},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  volume={41 4},
Focused cardiac ultrasound by the emergency physician has become a fundamental tool to expedite the diagnostic evaluation of the patient at bedside. We report the case of a patient admitted to the emergency department for respiratory distress. He was examined by an emergency physician who performed a bedside echocardiography. Bright spots were seen rapidly… CONTINUE READING