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Video 19-7: A lung point is present.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

The partially deflated lung is seen to move underneath a rib into the pneumothorax space in respirophasic pattern. Identification of a lung point is diagnostic for a pneumothorax. The image is obtained using a 7.5 MHz transducer. The transducer is in longitudinal orientation and placed perpendicular to the chest wall to scan through the 5th intercostal space in the anterior axillary line.

9 secs
Author(s) Pierre Kory, Paul H. Mayo
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