Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1488–1489 | Cite as

Optic nerve ultrasound: artifacts and real images

Correspondence

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emergency DepartmentSan Antonio Abate HospitalTolmezzo (Udine)Italy
  2. 2.Cassacco (Udine)Italy

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