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Table 2 Frequency of presentation of different lung ultrasound patterns on each investigated area on admission and discharge in COVID-19 patients

From: Patients in intensive care unit for COVID-19 pneumonia: the lung ultrasound patterns at admission and discharge. An observational pilot study

On admission n. (%) A pattern B1 pattern B2 pattern C pattern
ASR 7 (25) 3 (10.7) 5 (17.9) 13 (46.4)
AIR 9 (32.1) 2 (7.1) 5 (17.9) 12 (42.6)
LSR 6 (21.4) 0 9 (32.1) 13 (46.4)
LIR 3 (10.7) 1 (3.6) 9 (32.1) 15 (53.6)
PSR 1 (3.6) 0 5 (17.9) 22 (78.6)
PIR 2 (7.1) 4 (14.3) 8 (28.6) 14 (50)
ASL 6 (21.4) 2 (7.1) 4 (14.2) 16 (57.1)
AIL 6 (21.4) 2 (7.1) 3 (10.7) 17 (60.7)
LSL 5 (17.9) 2 (7.1) 3 (10.7) 18 (64.2)
LIL 2 (7.1) 2 (7.1) 4 (14.2) 20 (71.4)
PSL 3 (10.7) 2 (7.1) 4 (14.2) 19 (67.8)
PIL 1 (3.6) 2 (7.1) 6 (21.4) 19 (67.8)
TOTAL n. (%) 51 (15.2) 22 (6.5) 65 (19.3) 198 (58.9)
On discharge n. (%) A pattern B1 pattern B2 pattern C pattern
ASR 5 (17.9) 2 (7.1) 6 (21.4) 15 (53.6)
AIR 7 (25) 4 (14.3) 5 (17.9) 12 (42.8)
LSR 4 (14.3) 3 (10.7) 5 (17.9) 16 (57.1)
LIR 1 (3.6) 4 (14.3) 6 (21.4) 17 (60.7)
PSR 2 (7.1) 2 (7.1) 6 (21.4) 18 (64.3)
PIR 3 (10.7) 1 (3.6) 7 (25) 17 (60.7)
ASL 5 (17.9) 2 (7.1) 4 (14.3) 17 (60.7)
AIL 6 (21.4) 3 (10.7) 6 (21.4) 13 (46.4)
LSL 3 (10.7) 3 (10.7) 4 (14.3) 18 (64.3)
LIL 3 (10.7) 3 (10.7) 3 (10.7) 19 (67.9)
PSL 0 5 (17.9) 2 (7.1) 21 (75)
PIL 0 1 (3.6) 4 (14.3) 23 (82.1)
TOTAL n. (%) 39 (11.6) 33 (9.8) 58 (17.3) 206 (61.3)
  1. ASR anterosuperior right zone, AIR anteroinferior right zone, LSR laterosuperior right zone, LIR lateroinferior right zone, PSR posterosuperior right zone, PIR posteroinferior right zone, ASL anterosuperior left zone, AIL anteroinferior left zone, LSL laterosuperior left zone, LIL lateroinferior left zone, PSL posterosuperior left zone, PIL posteroinferior left zone
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