ULTRASONOGRAPHY

Introduction

Jul 6, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Introduction

WHY SHOULD I BUY THIS BOOK? Print Section Listen Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has been used clinically since the 1980s. Improved machine image quality, portability, lower cost, and increased evidence for…

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Ultrasound-Guided Volume Assessment

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KEY IMAGES Print Section Listen IVC, transverse IVC, longitudinal Lung ultrasound, apex—A-lines Internal jugular vein (IJ) assessment Cardiac ultrasound, parasternal long axis (PLAX) Cardiac ultrasound, parasternal short axis (PSSA) ACQUISITION…

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Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

Jun 30, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

Key Points ▪ Knowledge of normal and variant anatomy of the lower extremity arterial vasculature is critical. ▪ A standardized and comprehensive duplex examination protocol is critical. ▪ Knowledge of…

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Catheterization-Related Complications

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Key Points ▪ Familiarity with the range of vascular complications that may be detected by ultrasound, and their respective findings, is critical. ▪ Patients may have more than one complication….

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Splanchnic/Visceral Arteries

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Key Points ▪ Duplex ultrasound assessment of the splanchnic/visceral arteries, with careful technique and adherence to a comprehensive duplex protocol, is feasible and accurate in the majority of patients. Atherosclerotic…

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Intravascular Ultrasound

Jun 30, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Intravascular Ultrasound

Key Points ▪ IVUS can be used to characterize, with high resolution, coronary artery architecture and coronary artery plaque, and other lesional architecture. ▪ IVUS can be used to guide…

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