Lung POCUS for Diagnosis of CHF - Visual Abstract
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Lung POCUS for Diagnosis of CHF - Visual Abstract
What is the accuracy of combined Lung Ultrasound (LUS) and clinical assessment for diagnosing acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) in patients presented to the emergency department with acute dyspnea, compared to a traditional work up?
Lung Ultrasound: 
 - AUC: 94.5
 - Sensitivity - 93.5
 - Specificity - 95.5
 - LR+ 20.9
 - LR- 0.07
CXR + pro-BNP: 
 - AUC: 87.2
 - Sensitivity - 85.0
 - Specificity - 89.4
 - LR+ 8.0
 - LR- 0.17

Study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30690825/
Full UltrasoundGEL Podcast Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/integrated-lung-ultrasound-for-acute-decompensated/id1146063559?i=1000431032138

#lung #ultrasound #CHF #heart #failure #POCUS #diagnosis #ebm #visualabstract
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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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