A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on Ultrasound Detection of Thyroid Cancer in China

Jindong Niu; Hongyan Chen; Juan Peng; Hui Yuan

Volume 25, Issue 10 , 2023

  Background: One major drawback of using ultrasound for diagnosing thyroid nodules is its limited ability to distinguish between benign and malignant nodules. In China, the common methods for risk stratification and guiding fine needle aspiration (FNA) in diagnosing thyroid nodules are the Chinese Thyroid ...  Read More

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Affected by Cervical Collar Placement in Minor Head Trauma Patients

Sinan Karacabey; Erkman Sanr?

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

  Background: Head trauma may cause an increase in intracranial pressure (ICP). The use of ocular ultrasound to measure optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) is a method to determine the ICP. The use of the rigid cervical collar in head trauma patients contribute to elevating ICP, and therefore, potentially ...  Read More

Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Femoral and Infrapatellar Nerve Block Effects after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Surgery

Poupak Rahimzadeh; Salome Sehat Kashani; Karim Hemmati; Farnad Imani; Akram Salimi; Seyed Hamid Reza Faiz

Volume 22, Issue 12 , 2020

  Background: There are various protocols for pain management after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery.  Objective: This study aimed to compare two blocking protocols, including femoral nerve block (FNB) and infrapatellar nerve block (IPNB) in terms of pain severity, patient ...  Read More