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Following are some of Dr. K’s published articles on POCUS. See the visual abstracts section for other important POCUS-related literature:

Nephrologist-led simulation-Based Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop for Medical Students

POCUS in Onconephrology

POCUS in congestive nephropathy

Twitter polls for dissemination of POCUS education

VExUS case report: cirrhosis does not automatically render VExUS useless

POCUS in cirrhosis, beyond IVC

Incorporating POCUS training in nephrology fellowship: CJASN editorial

Diagnosis of fluid overload discussing pearls and pitfalls of various bedside tools

POCUS in hyponatremia review

VExUS review for beginners; Kidney Medicine 2022

Letter about POCUS use in peritoneal dialysis patients

Editorial on POCUS in AKI (beyond kidney); also includes an illustrative VExUS case

A case study showing transition of hepatic and portal vein waveforms with ultrafiltration

Introduction to POCUS: rationale behind why we call it a component of physical examination

Change in portal waveform with ultrafiltration in an ESRD patient: case report

Review on Venous Excess Doppler Ultrasound (VExUS)

Execution of POCUS curriculum for Nephrology trainees; Kidney360

Review article on principles of POCUS and implementing a training program; Kidney360

Editorial on the utility of POCUS in hepatorenal syndrome

Role of focused cardiac ultrasound (LVOT VTI) in evaluation of hyponatremia

POCUS-assisted fluid volume status assessment; review in Kidney360

Case report on the utility of venous Doppler ultrasound in the management of heart failure and hyponatremia

Brief note on how we use POCUS in cardiorenal clinic

Volume status assessment using multi-organ POCUS: the pump-pipes-leaks model

Coumadin ridge: an incidental finding on cardiac POCUS

AJKD quiz article on cystic kidney disease

Review article (ACKD) on the current scope of POCUS in Nephrology

Transformation of hepatic and portal venous waveforms with ultrafiltration in a hypervolemic CKD patient

How does basic POCUS in nephrology practice look like?

Editorial on volume assessment in patients with COVID-19: the Tri-POCUS approach

Utility of hepatic and portal vein Doppler in the management of heart failure

Role of lung ultrasound in dialysis patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Twitter polls to guide POCUS program in nephrology

Correspondence regarding the feasibility of 28-zone lung ultrasound

Lung ultrasound in ESRD editorial

Utility of POCUS in volume assessment in ESRD

POCUS curriculum for nephrology fellows

Renal ultrasonography basics: pictorial mini-review

NephroPOCUS program for internal medicine residents

Why should we incorporate POCUS into our practice?

The TIE fighter sign on abdominal POCUS

Emphysematous pyelonephritis versus staghorn calculus

Retroperitoneal lymphoma causing hydronephrosis

Post-kidney biopsy AV fistula

Bladder stone: POCUS signs

Renal AVM mimicking hydronephrosis

Dromedary hump

Parapelvic cysts mimicking hydronephrosis

Twinkle artefact in tumor lysis syndrome

Volume depletion masking hydronephrosis


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