Modality: Ultrasound (Longitudinal)

- “ The thoracic spine sign is an easily recognizable indicator of large pleural effusion, particularly helpful for POCUS users.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Point-of-care ultrasound (curriculum) - “ The point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) curriculum is one of our curriculum articles and aims to be a collection of articles that represent the core ...”
  • Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (approach) - “ Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (BLUE) is a basic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) examination performed for undifferentiated respiratory fai...”
  • Thoracic spine sign (ultrasound) - “ The thoracic spine sign on lung ultrasound is an indirect indicator of the presence of a pleural effusion or haemothorax. It represents the visual...”

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