Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2021 Apr 29;3(2):e200564. Epub 2021 Apr 29.
Departments of Imaging Sciences (T.J.M., D.J.R., Y.T.Z., K.A.K.J.), Medicine (J.W., W.H.N.), and Emergency Medicine (T.P.O.), University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 655, Rochester, NY 14642.
Although US of the lungs is increasingly used clinically, diagnostic radiologists are not routinely trained in its use and interpretation. Lung US is a highly sensitive and specific modality that aids in the evaluation of the lungs for many different abnormalities, including pneumonia, pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, and pneumothorax. This review provides an overview of lung US to equip the diagnostic radiologist with knowledge needed to interpret this increasingly used modality. Read More