Quantification analysis of pleural line movement for the diagnosis of pneumothorax
Rui Xiao, Qiang Shao, Ning Zhao, Fen Liu, Ke-Jian Qian, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China
Author contributions: Xiao R and Qian KJ were the guarantors and designed the study; Xiao R and Zhao N participated in the acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of the data, and drafted the initial manuscript; Shao Q and Liu F revised the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University.
Informed consent statement: Written consent was obtained from all subjects.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE Statement, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the STROBE Statement.
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Corresponding author: Ke-Jian Qian, MD, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, No. 17 Yongwaizheng Road, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 19, 2021
Peer-review started: February 19, 2021
First decision: March 11, 2021
Revised: March 19, 2021
Accepted: June 1, 2021
Article in press: June 1, 2021
Published online: July 26, 2021