Feasibility and Efficacy of Lung Ultrasound to Investigate Pulmonary Complications in Patients who Developed Postoperative Hypoxaemia

A Prospective Study

Chen Xie; Kai Sun; Yueyang You; Yue Ming; Xiaoling Yu; Lina Yu; Jiapeng Huang; Min Yan

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BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20(220) 

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Conclusions

In conclusion, we showed that the application of LUS to diagnose the aetiologies of hypoxaemia in healthy-weight PACU patients is feasible and quick. LUS was sensitive and specific to diagnose PPCs when compared to the sensitivity and specificity of thoracic CT scans.

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