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Method for Estimating the Size of Pneumothorax

Purpose:

To estimate the size of a pneumothorax based on examination of the upright expiratory chest radiograph using the method of Rhea et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, General Surgery

Objective:

imaging studies

ICD-10:

J93.9

Description:

Rhea et al developed a method for estimating the size of pneumothorax based on the upright expiratory chest radiograph.

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