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Doppler US transforms the sound waves reﬂected from vessels into ampliﬁed audio signals. Arteries are recognized by their high-pitched pulsatile signal, while veins produce a lower-pitched signal that varies with respiration. ), and the pencil-shaped probe (5–8). Two-dimension US converts the sound waves reﬂected from tissue into a gray scale image, where vessels appear as tubular structures ﬁlled with hypoechoic ‘‘dark’’ blood. Arteries appear pulsatile and are noncompressible by applied pressure.
Approximately 29%). Likewise, in a study by Raptopoulos et al. (20), the rate of pneumothorax complicating thoracentesis was 3% when ultrasound was utilized, as compared with 18% when the effusion was localized clinically. ’’ The occurrence of pneumothorax requiring tube thoracotomy was also significantly reduced with US guidance (2% vs. 7%). , having a radiologist use US to mark the needle insertion site with the thoracentesis performed when the patient returned to the ﬂoor, was not associated with a reduction in the pneumothorax rate (20).
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