Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Depth of Pleural Effusion in Thoracentesis: Comparison of Lateral, Posterolateral and Posterior Approaches in the Supine Position

Jeong Min Ko 1 , Jisoon Kim 2 , Soo-An Park 3 , Kwang Nam Jin 4 , Myeong Im Ahn 5 , Seok-Chan Kim 6 and Dae Hee Han 5 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, Korea
2 Department of Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Uijeongbu, Korea
4 Department of Radiology, Boramae Medical Center, Seoul Metropolitan Government Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
5 Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
6 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 01, 2016, 13 (2); e20919
  • Published Online: March 12, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 3, 2014
  • Revised: August 2, 2014
  • Accepted: September 21, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.20919

To Cite: Ko J M, Kim J, Park S, Jin K N, Ahn M I, et al. Depth of Pleural Effusion in Thoracentesis: Comparison of Lateral, Posterolateral and Posterior Approaches in the Supine Position, Iran J Radiol. 2016 ; 13(2):e20919. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.20919.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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