The role of ultrasonography in the management of lung and pleural diseases.

  title={The role of ultrasonography in the management of lung and pleural diseases.},
  author={Cleopas Martin Rumende},
  journal={Acta medica Indonesiana},
  volume={44 2},
Ultrasonographic examination in pulmonology provides a revolutionary advance because it is very helpful in the diagnosis and management of various pleural and peripheral pulmonary defects. Lung ultrasonography allows the clinicians to diagnose some pulmonary abnormalities more rapidly, including the diagnosis of pleural effusion. Ultrasound examination also provides great assistance for the clinicians to perform invasive techniques in the field of pulmonology, which may increase the success… CONTINUE READING


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