Table 1

Anatomical sites assessed by comprehensive and simplified US B-lines assessment

Anatomical lines

Comprehensive US B-lines assessment

Simplified US B-lines

assessment


Right

Left

Right

Left


para-sternal

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th LIS

2nd, 3rd, 4th LIS

2nd LIS

2nd LIS

ANTERIOR

mid-clavear

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th LIS

2nd, 3rd, 4th LIS

4th LIS

4th LIS

anterior axillary

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th LIS

2nd, 3rd, 4th LIS

4th LIS

4th LIS

mid-axillary

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th LIS

2nd, 3rd, 4th LIS

4th LIS

4th LIS

paravertebral

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th,, 6th, 7th,8th LIS

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th,, 6th, 7th, 8th LIS

8th LIS

8th LIS

POSTERIOR

sub-scapular

7th, 8th LIS

7th, 8th LIS

8th LIS

8th LIS

Posterior axillary

7th, 8th LIS

7th, 8th LIS

8th LIS

8th LIS


LIS, lung intercostal spaces; US, ultrasound.

Gutierrez et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R134   doi:10.1186/ar3446

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