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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 26886
Country/Territory Italy
Received
2016-04-29 15:14
Peer-Review Started
2016-05-03 08:21
To Make the First Decision
2016-06-12 09:30
Return for Revision
2016-06-17 15:16
Revised
2016-07-11 16:21
Second Decision
2016-07-20 16:27
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2016-07-20 19:56
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2016-08-01 15:38
Articles in Press
2016-08-01 15:39
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
Typeset the Manuscript
2016-09-22 18:56
Publish the Manuscript Online
2016-09-27 13:42
ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Category Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Thoracic ultrasound: An adjunctive and valuable imaging tool in emergency, resource-limited settings and for a sustainable monitoring of patients
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Francesca M Trovato, Daniela Catalano and Guglielmo M Trovato
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Guglielmo M Trovato, MD, Clinical Research and Innovation Project Planning Unit, AOU Policlinico of the University of Catania, via Santa Sofia 78, 95100 Catania, Italy. guglielmotrovato@unict.it
Key Words Thoracic ultrasound; Pneumonia; Pleural effusion; Pneumothorax; Clinical risk management; Overdiagnosis; Wastebasket diagnosis
Core Tip Thoracic ultrasound (TUS), with some technical limitations, may provide useful imaging of pleura, lung and heart disease. The field of application of TUS are pleural effusion, pneumothorax, and lung consolidation. Paediatric and newborn disease are suitable for TUS investigation aimed at the detection of congenital or acquired chest disease avoiding or limiting radiological exposure. TUS improves the effectiveness of medical practice in resource-limited settings, in small point-of-care facilities, in hostile environment and in poorer countries. Monitoring of patients is possible, depending on disease and context, not asking to the procedure more than it can give.
Publish Date 2016-09-27 13:42
Citation Trovato FM, Catalano D, Trovato GM. Thoracic ultrasound: An adjunctive and valuable imaging tool in emergency, resource-limited settings and for a sustainable monitoring of patients. World J Radiol 2016; 8(9): 775-784
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v8/i9/775.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.775
Full Article (PDF) WJR-8-775.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJR-8-775.doc
Manuscript File 26886-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 26886-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 26886-Audio core tip.wma
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 26886-Conflict-of-interest statement.PDF
Copyright License Agreement 26886-Copyright assignment.PDF
Video Video_20160428233117.mp4
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Supplementary Material Supplementary_Material_20160428231723.pdf
Peer-review Report 26886-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 26886-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 26886-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 26886-Scientific editor work list.pdf