Ultrasound assessment of diaphragm thickness in COPD

Cimsit C., Bekir M., KARAKURT S. , Eryuksel E.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.1, pp.8-13, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/mmjoa.2901.02
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-13


Objective: Thickness of the diaphragm was evaluated by B-mode ultrasonography (US) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to determine the relationship between diaphragm thickness measurement, pulmonary function tests, and symptom scores.