Real-time ultrasound-guided thoracentesis
Clinicians commonly see patients with pleural effusions requiring thoracentesis. The latest evidence-based guidelines for thoracentesis recommend real-time ultrasound guidance for the safest outcomes from this procedure. This article reviews real-time ultrasound guidance for thoracentesis to help referring clinicians understand the technique and the guidelines for the performance of thoracentesis.
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
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Krackov, Rachel and Rizzolo, Denise, "Real-time ultrasound-guided thoracentesis" (2017). Kean Publications. 1684.