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What is LV foreshortening?

This is a commonly heard term in echocardiography. Foreshortening occurs when the ultrasound beam does not cut through the true […]

Retroperitoneal hematoma

While performing POCUS, it is important to pay attention to what’s happening ‘around’ the kidney as well – sometimes it […]

The ‘double line’ sign

These images were obtained from a dialysis patient during routine screening for renal cell carcinoma. In addition to kidneys being […]

Pericardial cyst

Pericardial cysts are uncommon and represent approximately 5% of thoracic cysts. Most of these are asymptomatic and usually detected incidentally. […]

Horseshoe Kidney

Horseshoe kidney is the most common renal fusion abnormality characterized by fusion of one pole of each kidney, typically the […]

An unusual case of ascites

Here is an interesting case shared by Pitt IMPOCUS. A middle-aged man with cirrhosis and history of venous thromboembolism on […]

Complex pleural effusion

As we saw before, a simple transudative pleural effusion is anechoic. On the other hand, presence of echogenicities in the […]

The ‘double line’ sign

These images were obtained from a dialysis patient during routine screening for renal cell carcinoma. In addition to kidneys being […]

Pericardial cyst

Pericardial cysts are uncommon and represent approximately 5% of thoracic cysts. Most of these are asymptomatic and usually detected incidentally. […]