How to perform and interpret the lung ultrasound by the obstetricians in pregnant women during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic


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Yassa M., Mutlu M. A. , Kalafat E. , Birol P., Yirmibes C., Tekin A. B. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.17, no.3, pp.225-232, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjod.galenos.2020.93902
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-232
  • Keywords: Lung ultrasound, pregnancy, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19

Abstract

Objective: Evidence for the use of lung ultrasound scan (LUS) examinations in coronavirus 2019 pneumonia is rapidly growing. The safe and non-ionizing nature of LUS drew attention, particularly for pregnant women. This study aimed to contribute to the interpretation of LUS findings in pregnant women for the obstetricians.