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A case of hydronephrosis

An elderly gentleman was seen in the nephrology clinic for acute kidney injury (AKI) on underlying chronic kidney disease stage […]

Left atrial ridge

This apical 4-chamber view obtained from a patient with end-stage kidney disease during physical examination demonstrates some hyperechoic structure in […]

Gartner’s duct cyst

A middle-aged woman was seen in the nephrology clinic for chronic kidney disease. She also had a history of recurrent […]

POCUS journal special issue

POCUS journal is a free, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes content related to point-of-care ultrasound. This month, a special kidney […]

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One view, multiple effusions

We previously went over examples of pleural effusion and ascites visualized from the subcostal/subxiphoid window. Here is another nice clip […]

Kidney ›

Renal angiomyolipoma

Here is a nice example of solitary renal angiomyolipoma (AML). Well-circumscribed hyperechoic lesion in the right kidney with echotexture similar […]

Parapelvic Cyst

A patient with a history of chronic kidney disease and nephrolithiasis is seen in the clinic for follow up. Last […]

Pelvic Kidney

A middle-aged patient was seen in the nephrology clinic for evaluation of chronic kidney disease. No prior imaging was available. […]

What is VExUS?

VExUS is venous excess ultrasound grading system intended to quantify systemic venous congestion, which is particularly important in patients with […]

Renal cyst: simple or complex?

The diagnosis of a simple benign renal cyst on ultrasound requires the presence of all the following findings: a well-defined, […]

Lung ultrasound: A and B-lines

Lung ultrasonography can be used alone or in conjunction with limited echocardiography and sonographic assessment of the inferior vena cava […]