“Percussion Device (PD) for Detection of Pneumothorax”
This study aims to examine the safety and efficacy of the Percussion Device in detecting a pneumothorax in patients that have undergone thoracic surgery.
Device - Percussion Device (PD)
A laboratory prototype of the Percussion Device (PD) has been designed and built; laboratory data collection software, signal analysis and classification algorithms have been developed. It has been designed to detect a pneumothorax.
Device - Ultrasound (US)
The SonoSite hand help portable ultrasound device.
Evaluation of a Novel Point-of-care Percussion Device (PD) for Detection of Pneumothorax in Patients Following Thoracic Surgery