An elderly patient on hemodialysis presents with worsening shortness of breath. His blood pressure at presentation is 195/110 mmHg. He did not miss any dialysis sessions but says that he […]
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 […]
Dr. X is rounding on an ESRD patient who initially presented with dyspnea after missing a dialysis (HD) session; underwent dialysis in the hospital. Pt asymptomatic at the time of […]
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 […]
Here is a must watch lecture by Dr. Kylie Baker (@kyliebaker888) primarily focusing on lung ultrasound in adults and children.
Dr. Kylie Baker from Australia shares an interesting POCUS case of a large right pleural effusion causing hemodynamic compromise. The illustrative images are accompanied by captions.
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 […]