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Tag: Multisystem

Hemodynamic phenotypes in Nephrology

This table (from our KI reports article) summarizes common POCUS findings in various hemodynamic phenotypes that we encounter in day-to-day nephrology practice. Basic POCUS (without cardiac Doppler) cannot differentiate between […]

Multi-parametric POCUS approach in heart failure

Suggested pre-reading: Pump-pipes-leaks approach and VExUS review. A patient with known systolic heart failure (left ventricular ejection fraction ~20%) presented with shortness of breath after missing diuretics for a few […]

ESRD patient with shortness of breath

A middle-aged patient on maintenance hemodialysis presents with shortness of breath. Patient was undergoing chemotherapy for a hematologic malignancy and compliant with dialysis sessions. Had normal ejection fraction on cardiology-performed […]

A case of cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Nephrology was consulted for acute kidney injury and hypervolemia in a chronically ill nursing home resident. You decide to perform lung POCUS to assess extravascular lung water. Multiple B-lines per […]

A 14-year-old ESRD boy with shortness of breath

Here is a POCUS case shared by Dr. Hamidreza Badeli, Director of Pediatric Diseases Research Center at Guilan University of Medical Sciences. A quick bedside ultrasound examination helped diagnose generalized […]