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Table 4 Discordant pairs of newly detected atelectasis and pleural effusion for lung ultrasound and chest X-ray when concomitantly performed (n = 54) between days 0 and 4 in 98 patients after abdominal surgery

From: Routine lung ultrasound to detect postoperative pulmonary complications following major abdominal surgery: a prospective observational feasibility study

Atelectasis LUS Pleural Effusion LUS
No Yes Total No Yes Total
CRX CRX
 No 10 17 27  No 15 15 30
 Yes 6 11 17  Yes 14 10 24
Total 16 28 54 Total 29 25 54