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Table 6 Initial chest x-ray findings

From: Prehospital lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: a pilot study

Chest X-ray finding – no. (%) (95 % CI) (n = 34)
Interstitial fibrosis 16 (47.1) (29.4–64.7)
Pulmonary oedema 15 (44.1) (26.5–61.7)
Enlarged heart 13 (38.2) (21.0–55.4)
Emphysema 8 (23.5) (8.5–38.6)
Unilateral pulmonary opacity 7 (20.6) (6.3–34.9)
Bilateral pulmonary opacities 5 (14.7) (2.2–27.2)
Unilateral pleural effusion 4 (11.8) (0.4–23.1)
Bilateral pleural effusion 3 (8.8) (0–18.9)
Widened mediastinum 3 (8.8) (0–18.9)