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Potential diagnostic properties of chest ultrasound in thoracic tuberculosis -- a systematic review

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Background: Chest ultrasound (CUS) has been shown to be a sensitive and specific imaging modality for pneumothorax, pneumonia, and pleural effusions. However, the role of chest ultrasound in the diagnosis of thoracic tuberculosis (TB) is uncertain. We performed a systematic search in the medical literature to better define the potential role and value of chest ultrasound in diagnosing thoracic tuberculosis.
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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0000-0003-3453-5647
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0000-0002-9328-289X
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0000-0003-4122-0774
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MDPI
Journal:
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
10
Article number:
2235
Publication date:
2018-10-12
Acceptance date:
2018-10-02
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1660-4601
ISSN:
1661-7827
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English
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1181177
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pubs:1181177
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2021-06-08

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