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Comparison of clinical utility between
excursion and thickening change using ultrasonography to predict extubation success
Jung-Wan Yoo, Seung Jun Lee, Jong Deog Lee, Ho Cheol Kim
Korean J Intern Med.
2018;33(2):331-339. Published online October 19, 2017
Background/Aims: Both diaphragmatic excursion and change in muscle thickening are measured using ultrasonography (US) to assess diaphragm function and mechanical ventilation weaning outcomes. However, which parameter can better predict successful extubation remains to be determined. The aim of this ..
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