Protocol and Guidelines for Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound in Diagnosing Neonatal Pulmonary Diseases Based on International Expert Consensus

Jing Liu, Roberto Copetti, Erich Sorantin, Jovan Lovrenski, Javier Rodriguez-Fanjul, Dalibor Kurepa, Xing Feng, Luigi Cattaross, Huayan Zhang, Misun Hwang, Tsu F Yeh, Yisrael Lipener, Abhay Lodha, Jia-Qin Wang, Hai-Ying Cao, Cai-Bao Hu, Guo-Rong Lyu, Xin-Ru Qiu, Li-Qun Jia, Xiao-Man Wang, Xiao-Ling Ren, Jiu-Ye Guo, Yue-Qiao Gao, Jian-Jun Li, Ying Liu, Wei Fu, Yan Wang, Zu-Lin Lu, Hua-Wei Wang, Li-Li Shang
Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE 2019 March 6, (145)
Ultrasound is a safe bedside imaging tool that obviates the use of ionizing radiation diagnostic procedures. Due to its convenience, the lung ultrasound has received increasing attention from neonatal physicians. Nevertheless, clear reference standards and guideline limits are needed for accurate application of this diagnostic modality. This document aims to summarize expert opinions and to provide precise guidance to help facilitate the use of the lung ultrasound in the diagnosis of neonatal lung diseases.

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