Ultrasonography in soft-tissue foreign-body detection: a phantom study


TOK UMAY S. , KADIOĞLU E.

POLISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.86, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/pjr.2021.108879
  • Title of Journal : POLISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Keywords: chicken model, foreign bodies, phantom, soft tissue, ultrasonography, GUIDED REMOVAL, ULTRASOUND, BODIES, LOCALIZATION, RADIOGRAPHY

Abstract

Purpose: Foreign body implantation into the soft tissues, either in the early period or late period, is a common cause of emergency department admissions. Direct X-rays are preferred in the diagnosis of soft-tissue foreign-bodies. Herein, we aimed to analyse the detection rates of foreign bodies of various sizes placed in phantoms implanted into soft tissue by ultrasonography.