Special Issue "Thoracic Ultrasound"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 November 2023 | Viewed by 848
The role of thoracic ultrasound in clinical medicine continues to evolve. Initially, because of the limitations of the technique in observing the lung parenchyma, limited to its surface, the use of thoracic ultrasound was limited to “exploring the visible”, being an optimal guide for thoracentesis and biopsies of peripheral lesions.
In recent decades, increasing evidence has shown that an accurate ultrasound study of the lung, integrated with clinical data, could provide differential diagnosis of dyspnea and be an optimal monitoring system for pneumonia and a useful screening tool for interstitial lung diseases.
Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, thoracic ultrasound had an impressive improvement in its implementation given the usefulness in screening and monitoring COVID-19 pneumonia, supported by evidence from all over the world.
Its development is continuously increasing, and this Special Issue will help in spreading the knowledge about this useful technique.
Dr. Alessandro Zanforlin
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- thoracic ultrasound
- lung ultrasound
- pleura ultrasound
- diaphragm ultrasound
- pneumonia ultrasound
- ultra-sound physics
- artificial intelligence