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Ventricular Septal Defect Area by Three-Dimensional Assessment of Shunt Severity in Children

Ventricular septal defect (VSD) size is a determinant of shunt severity in children. When compared to three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography (3DE) and surgical measures, Two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography (2DE) underestimates VSD size ......
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE • Lung Ultrasound Training and Evaluation for Proficiency Among Physicians in a Low-Resource Setting

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is an effective tool to evaluate patients with dyspnea in the emergency department (ED). While a systematic review of LUS training recommended a three-step approach of teaching theoretical knowledge ......
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RESEARCH • Lung Ultrasound in a Tertiary Intensive Care Unit Population: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Etiology of respiratory failure in ICU patients include cardiogenic pulmonary edema (CPE), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), atelectasis, and pneumonia . Chest X-ray and thoracic computed tomography (CT) are still the most common diagnostic modalities of ICU patients with respiratory failu...
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE • Results from a Spanish National Survey on the Application of Ultrasound in Pulmonology Services

While ultrasound use initially started for guidance during pleural procedures, over time it has proven useful in the assessment of the lung parenchyma, diaphragm, and chest wall. Therefore, it has become a basic first-line tool to establish a differential diagnosis in patients with dyspnea......
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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN COVID-19 • The Predictive Role of Combined Cardiac and Lung Ultrasound in Coronavirus Disease 2019

Despite the recognition of the prognostic significance and clinical implications of the cardiac complications of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), both the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography recommend limiting the echocardiographic assessme...
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Research Letter: Lung Ultrasound Can Predict Response to the Prone Position in Awake Non-Intubated Patients with COVID-19 Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

Prone positioning (PP) is often used in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). While studies have demonstrated positive effects on oxygenation in awake and non-intubated patients, it isn't effective in every case......
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