International Evidence-Based Recommendations for Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound
Giovanni Volpicelli, Mahmoud Elbarbary, Michael Blaivas, Daniel A. Lichtenstein, Gebhard Mathis, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Lawrence Melniker,
Luna Gargani, Vicki E. Noble, Gabriele Via, Anthony Dean, James W. Tsung, Gino Soldati, Roberto Copetti, Belaid Bouhemad, Angelika Reissig,
Eustachio Agricola, Jean-Jacques Rouby, Charlotte Arbelot, Andrew Liteplo, Ashot Sargsyan, Fernando Silva, Richard Hoppmann, Raoul Breitkreutz,
Armin Seibel, Luca Neri, Enrico Storti, Tomislav Petrovic.
International Liaison Committee on Lung Ultrasound (ILC-LUS) for the International Consensus Conference on Lung Ultrasound (ICC-LUS)
This document reflects the overall results of the first consensus conference on point-of-care lung ultrasound, attended by 28 multidisciplinary experts.
The group produced recommendations to guide implementation, development, and standardization of lung ultrasound in relevant settings.
POC: Point of Care, POCUS: Point of Care Ultrasound
These evidence-based recommendations and definitions were used to define B-lines for the algorithm incorporated
in the Auto B-line tool, and to guide implementation and development of lung ultrasound imaging on Venue.
The recommended terminology and use of ultrasound in lung conditions influenced our training and documentation.