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Mon, 12/18/2023 - 16:53 wiesersophie

We are all afraid of missing the diagnosis of an aortic dissection in our medical careers. But what if we flip the situation around?

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Cardiac Tamponade Thumbnail.
Mon, 12/18/2023 - 14:07 wiesersophie

Today, we’d like to present you with a case of an infant born at an extremely low gestational age. The newborn's condition suddenly deteriorated and required resuscitation. The infant had severe bradycardia with a heart rate of only 40 beats per minute and an oxygen saturation that fluctuated between 20 and 40%. Despite extensive resuscitation efforts, including chest compressions and administration of epinephrine, saline, and bicarbonate correction, there was minimal improvement.

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AI image of a paramedic using a POCUS device and tablet.
Tue, 12/12/2023 - 16:48 wiesersophie

Read more about how point-of-care ultrasound can help save lives in the prehospital setting!

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VLE case aortoiliac stenosis right common femoral artery loop.
Wed, 11/22/2023 - 12:29 wiesersophie

Case: Severe aortoiliac occlusion discovered in a 45-year-old's first arterial duplex exam.

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Fri, 11/10/2023 - 12:11 wiesersophie

At times in the echo lab, we have to look beyond the heart's borders. Check out this interesting case!

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Pancreatic cancer ultrasound loop.
Sat, 11/04/2023 - 15:41 wiesersophie

Do you know which of the statements about the definition of stage 1 pancreatic cancer are correct?

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Image of a flying bat.
Mon, 10/30/2023 - 13:50 Thomas Binder

What is meant by the “bat sign” in ultrasound?

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Thumbnail of AI teaching point for liver cyst.
Wed, 10/18/2023 - 09:01 Thomas Binder

Echocardiography primarily zeroes in on the heart, but did you know it can also detect non-cardiac anomalies like hepatic cysts?

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M-Mode Ultrasound image with avatar of Thomas Binder on the left.
Tue, 10/10/2023 - 10:46 julia1

With the help of M-Mode it is possible to make interesting teaching points.

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Image of doctor placing umbilical vein catheter.
Mon, 10/09/2023 - 13:41 julia1

In this post, we'll delve into the importance of using Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) by presenting a real patient case who needed umbilical vein catheterization.

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