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The LUCI-FLR Project: Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill – A Bedside Alternative to Irradiating Techniques, Radiographs and CT

  • Daniel A. Lichtenstein

Abstract

The most severely ill patients are the ones who can benefit less from CT or MRI. Critical ultrasound and lung ultrasound neatly solve this weird paradox while limiting medical radiations.

The target of the LUCI-FLR project is to decrease in the three next decades bedside radiographies by 1/3 and urgent CT by 2/3.

Keywords

Pleural Effusion Lung Ultrasound Maxillary Sinusitis Chest Tube Insertion Lung Consolidation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel A. Lichtenstein
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  1. 1.Hôpital Ambroise Paré Service de Réanimation MédicaleBoulogne (Paris-West University)France

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