Thoracic sonography for diagnosis and intervention.

@article{Sistrom1997ThoracicSF,
  title={Thoracic sonography for diagnosis and intervention.},
  author={Chris L. Sistrom and Kimberlee K. Wallace and Spencer B. Gay},
  journal={Current problems in diagnostic radiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={1-49}
}
Many physicians believe that ultrasound has limited usefulness in chest disease. Our clinical experiences and a review of the literature in preparation for this monograph have convinced us that sonography can be a very useful and versatile tool for thoracic diagnosis and intervention. Although there are some limitations caused by interposed ribs and air-containing lung, almost all of the compartments of the chest can be evaluated with ultrasound, which gives unique and clinically useful… CONTINUE READING

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