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 to determine a patient’s volume status in day-to-day nephrology practice. […]

Hydronephrosis

On the sonogram, hydronephrosis appears as branching, interconnected areas of decreased echogenicity (anechoic or black in general, indicating the presence of fluid) in the renal collecting system. The source of […]

Obstructed Foley catheter

The image shows distended urinary bladder (anechoic region) despite having a Foley catheter (Foley Balloon indicated with the letter ‘F’) in place indicative of an obstructed catheter, which can occur […]

The Journey Begins

Following are some of Dr. K’s published articles on POCUS. See the visual abstracts section for other important POCUS-related literature: Volume status assessment using multi-organ POCUS: the pump-pipes-leaks model Coumadin […]