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The role of the ultrasonography in pulmonary diagnostics

Grzegorz Mysiorski, Iwona Witkiewicz, Roman Sowiński
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2008;76(3):155-159.

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Vol 76, No 3 (2008)
REVIEWS
Published online: 2008-05-22
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

This article presents a review of ultrasonographic methods and their usefulness in pulmonary diagnostics. Because of its advantages ultrasonography offers a quick, cheap, and safe diagnostics of variety of pulmonary diseases. The role of ultrasound in diagnostics of lung neoplasms, pleural, diaphragma, pericardium and vessels pathology was described. Some restrictions of this tool were mentioned. The newest methods of endobronchial ultrasound were also discussed.

Abstract

This article presents a review of ultrasonographic methods and their usefulness in pulmonary diagnostics. Because of its advantages ultrasonography offers a quick, cheap, and safe diagnostics of variety of pulmonary diseases. The role of ultrasound in diagnostics of lung neoplasms, pleural, diaphragma, pericardium and vessels pathology was described. Some restrictions of this tool were mentioned. The newest methods of endobronchial ultrasound were also discussed.
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Keywords

ultrasonography; pulmonology

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Title

The role of the ultrasonography in pulmonary diagnostics

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 76, No 3 (2008)

Pages

155-159

Published online

2008-05-22

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2008;76(3):155-159.

Keywords

ultrasonography
pulmonology

Authors

Grzegorz Mysiorski
Iwona Witkiewicz
Roman Sowiński

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