Accuracy of bedside ultrasonography for the diagnosis of finger fractures

AKSAY E., Kilic T. Y., Yesilaras M., Tur F. C., Sever M., Kalenderer O.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.34, no.5, pp.809-812, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Diagnosis of bone fractures by ultrasonography is becoming increasingly popular in emergency medicine practice. We aimed to determine the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of point-of-care ultrasonography (PoCUS) compared with plain radiographs in proximal and middle phalanx fractures.