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Tag: POCUS

What is above the spleen?

We are doing a VExUS scan in a patient with known cirrhosis and possibly concurrent alcoholic hepatitis. In the left upper quadrant, you see a large spleen (which is not […]

Renal angiomyolipoma

Here is a nice example of solitary renal angiomyolipoma (AML). Well-circumscribed hyperechoic lesion in the right kidney with echotexture similar to that of adjacent sinus fat. As discussed before, ultrasound […]

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 […]

VExUS flash cards

In the previously posted videos and articles, we talked about the normal Doppler patterns of major abdominal veins used for VExUS grading and how they transition with increasing right atrial […]

IVC POCUS: one view is no view

We have previously discussed that longitudinal view of the IVC is subject to cylinder effect and it is a good idea to visualize it in short axis as well. However, […]

VExUS case studies

The VExUS panel meets again in this webinar organized by Kosmos. In this video, Dr. Rola discusses a case where VExUS guided management in the acute setting (start to approx […]