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ISRN Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 676524, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/676524
Review Article

Ultrasound for the Detection of Pleural Effusions and Guidance of the Thoracentesis Procedure

1Department of Emergency Medicine, USC Medical Center, General Hospital, 1200 State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
2Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Alway Building, M121, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Received 5 August 2012; Accepted 23 August 2012

Academic Editors: R. Breitkreutz and C. C. Chang

Copyright © 2012 Kamila Sikora et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Kamila Sikora, Phillips Perera, Thomas Mailhot, and Diku Mandavia, “Ultrasound for the Detection of Pleural Effusions and Guidance of the Thoracentesis Procedure,” ISRN Emergency Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 676524, 10 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/676524