Evaluation of the Diagnostic Role of Bedside Lung Ultrasonography in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department


Acar H., Yılmaz S., Yaka E., Doğan N. Ö. , Özbek A. E. , Pekdemir M.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.4, pp.356-361, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2016.1181
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.356-361
  • Keywords: Pulmonary embolism, ultrasonography, diagnostic ultrasound, emergency departments, bedside testing, ULTRASOUND, PLEURA, SONOGRAPHY, CARE
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Despite the existence of detailed consensus guidelines, challenges remain regarding efficient, appropriate, and safe imaging methods for the diagnosis of suspected pulmonary embolism.