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Long line positioning in neonates: does computed radiography improve visibility?
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    Digital Imaging and Long Lines
    • Nicola Webster
    • Other Contributors:
      • David E. Odd, Jane Harding, and Malcolm R. Battin

    Dear Editor

    We agree with the editorial comment that we badly need to know where long line tips are located (Phantoms 2004). However we cannot agree with the phrase, “The approach reported by Evans et al seems to beat that from Odd et al” the questions asked and the methodology of the two studies were quite different.

    Firstly, the outcome assessed in the paper by Evans et al [1] was the identification...

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    None declared.
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    Long line and its leakage. How simple measures help?
    • Girish Gupta, Associate Professor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Kinley T, V Sondhi, MNG Nair.

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article “Long line positioning in neonates: does computed Radiography improve visibility? By Evans A et al.[1]

    The article addresses to the utility of picture archiving and storage systems (PACS) in determining the intravenous line positioning in comparison to hard copy films of computed radiography. It has found better visibility of the line tip with the use o...

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