Thoracic

Case from Ultrasound of the Week: UOTW62

This patient is a 56 year old male smoker who presents with sudden onset of left sided chest pain and shortness of breath.



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What to Know
  1. List indications, contraindications, and limitations of Thoracic CUS.
  2. Identify clinically relevant sonographic anatomy.
  3. Preform the CUS protocols required.
  4. Recognize the relevant findings and pitfalls of pneumothorax, alveolar interstitial syndromes, pleural effusions.

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