Fig C: C: This chart plots BMI values for patients with good quality ultrasound data (IQR/Median SWS <=0.3) versus BMI values for patients with poor quality data (IQR/Median SWS >0.3). On average, patients with poor quality data have higher BMI values demonstrating that the ultrasound technique breaks down in larger patients.


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