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  1. Acute kidney injury is a common disorder that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Point-of-care ultrasonography (PoCUS) is an imaging modality performed at the bedside and is used to assess...

    Authors: Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard, Tana Saiyin, Matthew D. F. Mcinnes, Sydney Ruller, Edward G. Clark, Krista Wooller, Elaine Kilabuk, Alan J. Forster and Michael Y. Woo
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:15
  2. Given the limited success rate and considerable challenges associated with conventional ultrasonography (US) guidance for percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in non-hydronephrotic kidneys, this study proposed a sol...

    Authors: Weijie Jiao, Xue Gong, Yuanyuan Sun, Lin Sang, Xiaoying Ding and Ming Yu
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:14
  3. Dehydration is among the most common causes of Pediatric Emergency Department admission; however, no clinical signs, symptoms, or biomarkers have demonstrated sufficient sensitivity, specificity, or reliabilit...

    Authors: Tommaso Bellini, Benedetta Chianucci, Matteo D’Alessandro, Margherita Ricci, Maria Grazia Calevo, Silvia Misley, Emanuela Piccotti and Andrea Moscatelli
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:13
  4. The use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) has become prevalent across a variety of clinical settings. Many healthcare professionals have started getting hands-on training. To evaluate the effectiveness of su...

    Authors: Dima Tareq Al-Absi, Mecit Can Emre Simsekler, Mohammed Atif Omar, Hatem Soliman-Aboumarie, Noha Abou Khater, Tahir Mehmood, Siddiq Anwar and Deanne Tomie Kashiwagi
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:12
  5. Thoracic ultrasound (TUS) has been established as a powerful diagnostic and monitoring tool in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). However, studies outside the critical care setting are scarce. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: N. Xirouchaki, M. Bolaki, C. Psarologakis, E. Pediaditis, A. Proklou, E. Papadakis, E. Kondili and D. Georgopoulos
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:11
  6. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of the absence of cardiac motion on point-of-care echocardiography (PCE) in predicting termination of resuscitation (TOR), s...

    Authors: Omar Albaroudi, Bilal Albaroudi, Mahmoud Haddad, Manar E. Abdle-Rahman, Thirumoothy Samy Suresh Kumar, Robert David Jarman and Tim Harris
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:10
  7. Given the widespread use of Point-of-Care UltraSound (PoCUS) in clinical practice, with ultrasound machines becoming more portable and affordable, recommendations and position statements from ultrasound societ...

    Authors: Florence Dupriez, Audrey Hall, Toumane Diop, Alix Collard, Bastian Rodrigues de Castro, Françoise Smets, Andrea Penaloza and Dominique Vanpee
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:9
  8. Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are exposed to many factors that activate catabolic and inflammatory pathways, which affect skeletal muscle and are, therefore, related to unfavorable hospital outcomes. Giv...

    Authors: Nestor David Caicedo Buitrago, Diana Trejos Gallego, Maria Cristina Florián Pérez, Carlos Andrés Quintero Cardona and Cristian Chaparro Botero
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:8
  9. In critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure, thoracic images are essential for evaluating the nature, extent and progression of the disease, and for clinical management decisions. For this purpos...

    Authors: Luigi Vetrugno, Daniele Guerino Biasucci, Cristian Deana, Savino Spadaro, Fiorella Anna Lombardi, Federico Longhini, Luigi Pisani, Enrico Boero, Lorenzo Cereser, Gianmaria Cammarota and Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:7
  10. Physicians frequently use point-of-care ultrasound for intravenous access and bloodwork in the ED. Recently, AIUM and ACEP released recommendations on ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous lines (USPIVs), b...

    Authors: Yonathan Estrella, Nathan Panzlau, Kevin Vinokur, Samuel Ayala, Maya Lin, Theodore Gaeta, Lawrence Melniker, Gerardo Chiricolo and Nazey Gulec
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:6
  11. Cardiac arrest in hospital and out-of-hospital settings is associated with high mortality rates. Therefore, a bedside test that can predict resuscitation outcomes of cardiac arrest patients is of great value. ...

    Authors: Hany A. Zaki, Haris Iftikhar, Eman E. Shaban, Mavia Najam, Baha Hamdi Alkahlout, Nabil Shallik, Wael Elnabawy, Kaleem Basharat and Aftab Mohammad Azad
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:4
  12. Pleural effusion is a fluid buildup in the pleural space that mostly result from congestive heart failure, bacterial pneumonia, malignancy, and pulmonary embolism. The diagnosis of this condition can be challe...

    Authors: Hany A. Zaki, Bilal Albaroudi, Eman E. Shaban, Ahmed Shaban, Mohamed Elgassim, Nood Dhafi Almarri, Kaleem Basharat and Aftab Mohammad Azad
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:3
  13. Dysfunction of the diaphragm may ultimately lead to respiratory insufficiency and compromise patient outcome. Evaluation of diaphragm function is cumbersome. Fluoroscopy has been the gold standard to measure d...

    Authors: Søren Helbo Skaarup, Peter Juhl-Olsen, Anne Sofie Grundahl and Brian Bridal Løgstrup
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:1
  14. In long-distance spaceflight, the challenges of communication delays and the impracticality of rapid evacuation necessitate the management of medical emergencies by onboard physicians. Consequently, these phys...

    Authors: Parsa Asachi, Ghadi Ghanem, Jason Burton, Haig Aintablian and Alan Chiem
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:47

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Ultrasound Journal 2024 16:2

  15. The goal is to estimate the additional value of ultrasonographic optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) measurement on days 1–3, on top of electroencephalography (EEG), pupillary light reflexes (PLR), and somatose...

    Authors: Marlous M. L. H. Verhulst, Iris M. Visser, Hanneke M. Keijzer, Nicole L. M. de Kruijf, Erwin J. G. Peters, Thom Wilbers, Roel V. Peelen, Jeannette Hofmeijer and Michiel J. Blans
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:46
  16. Authors: Mamdouh Souleymane, Rajkumar Rajendram, Naveed Mahmood, Amro M. T. Ghazi, Yousuf M. S. Kharal and Arif Hussain
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:43

    The original article was published in The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:20

  17. Ultrasound is the current standard for central venous access due to its advantages in efficiency and safety. In-plane and out-of-plane visualization techniques are commonly used, but there is no clear evidence...

    Authors: Jair Antonio Ruiz Garzón, Gloria Catalina Zuluaga López, Laura B. Piñeros-Hernandez and Yury Forlan Bustos Martínez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:42
  18. Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment of acute osteomyelitis may improve prognosis and prevent further complications. Sonography is useful in the evaluation of osteomyelitis. It can demonstrate early signs ...

    Authors: Hope Werenski, Kristy Ford, Dillon Casey, Casey Glass and Jacob Schoeneck
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:41
  19. Lung ultrasound (LUS) can detect pulmonary edema and it is under consideration to be added to updated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) criteria. However, it remains uncertain whether different LUS sc...

    Authors: Leila N. Atmowihardjo, Job R. Schippers, Mark E. Haaksma, Marry R. Smit, Harm J. Bogaard, Leo Heunks, Nicole P. Juffermans, Marcus J. Schultz, Henrik Endeman, Patricia van Velzen, Pieter R. Tuinman, Jurjan Aman and Lieuwe D. J. Bos
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:40
  20. A pilot study was performed to develop and test an observed structured clinical exam (OSCE) for clinical ultrasound in second-year medical students. The goal was to assess a longitudinal clinical ultrasound cu...

    Authors: Andrew Kamilaris, Jeffrey A. Kramer, Gwen Baraniecki-Zwil, Frances Shofer, Christy Moore, Nova Panebianco and Wilma Chan
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:39
  21. Echocardiography has become an integral part of the management of critically ill patients. It helps to diagnose and treat various conditions. COVID-19 patients can develop cardiac dysfunction. We planned to st...

    Authors: Amarja Ashok Havaldar, Merugu Vinay Kumar, Raman Kumar, Surya Prakash Yarramalle, Mohammad Saif Khan, Krushna Chandra Misra, Shubhangi Kamble, Atul Sangale, Jay Prakash, Munta Kartik and Sumithra Selvam
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:38
  22. Diabetes mellitus (DM) has been documented among the strongest risk factors for developing heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). The earliest imaging changes in patients with DM are the left ...

    Authors: Maryam Nabati, Farideh Moradgholi, Mahmood Moosazadeh and Homa Parsaee
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:37
  23. It is unclear, where learners focus their attention when interpreting point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) images. This study seeks to determine the relationship between attentional foci metrics with lung ultrasou...

    Authors: Matthew Lee, Janeve Desy, Ana Claudia Tonelli, Michael H. Walsh and Irene W. Y. Ma
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:36
  24. Placement of a temporary pacemaker is a vital skill in the emergency setting in patients that present with life-threatening bradycardia. Transvenous pacing is the definitive method of stabilizing the arrhythmi...

    Authors: Osman Adi, Chan Pei Fong, Madeleine Kho Huei Tze, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Nova Panebianco and Asri Ranga
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:35
  25. After recent advancements, ultrasound has extended its applications from bedside clinical practice to wilderness medicine. Performing ultrasound scans in extreme environments can allow direct visualization of ...

    Authors: Matteo Paganini, Giuseppe Cantarella, Danilo Cialoni, Ezio Giuffrè and Gerardo Bosco
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:34
  26. Measurement of the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) via ultrasonography has been proposed as a non-invasive metric of intracranial pressure that may be employed during in-field patient triage. However, first...

    Authors: Brad T. Moore, Tom Osika, Steven Satterly, Shreyansh Shah, Tim Thirion, Spencer Hampton, Stephen Aylward and Sean Montgomery
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:33
  27. Providing intravenous (IV) fluids to a patient with signs or symptoms of hypoperfusion is common. However, evaluating the IV fluid ‘dose–response’ curve of the heart is elusive. Two patients were studied in th...

    Authors: Jon-Émile S. Kenny, Stanley O. Gibbs, Joseph K. Eibl, Andrew M. Eibl, Zhen Yang, Delaney Johnston, Chelsea E. Munding, Mai Elfarnawany, Vivian C. Lau, Benjamin O. Kemp, Bhanu Nalla and Rony Atoui
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:32
  28. A learning curve is graphical representation of the relationship between effort, such as repetitive practice or time spent, and the resultant learning based on specific outcomes. Group learning curves provide ...

    Authors: Mike Breunig, Andrew Hanson and Michael Huckabee
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:31
  29. Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) curricula have rapidly expanded in undergraduate medical education (UME). However, the assessments used in UME remain variable without national standards. This scoping review c...

    Authors: Celina DeBiasio, Paul Pageau, Allan Shefrin, Michael Y. Woo and Warren J. Cheung
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:30
  30. Neurovascular ultrasound (nvUS) of the epiaortic arteries is an integral part of the etiologic workup in patients with ischemic stroke. Aortic valve disease shares similar vascular risk profiles and therefore ...

    Authors: Stefanie Meyer, Lara Wilde, Frieder Wolf, Jan Liman, Mathias Bähr and Ilko L. Maier
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:29
  31. Echocardiography is a highly specialised examination performed by experienced healthcare professionals. These experienced healthcare professionals may not be available to patients during all hours in rural hea...

    Authors: Håvard Solvin, Matthias Lippert, Henrik Holmstrøm, Ole Jakob Elle and Henrik Brun
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:28
  32. Focused Assessment with Sonography for HIV-associated TB (FASH) is a diagnostic tool for extra-pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in symptomatic patients with advanced HIV. As Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is also prevalent ...

    Authors: Michaela Aurelia Maria Huson, Tapiwa Kumwenda, Joe Gumulira, Ethel Rambiki, Claudia Wallrauch and Tom Heller
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:27
  33. Elevated intracranial pressure (eICP) is a serious medical emergency that requires prompt identification and monitoring. The current gold standards of eICP detection require patient transportation, radiation, ...

    Authors: Ghadi Ghanem, David Haase, Agatha Brzezinski, Rikke Ogawa, Parsa Asachi and Alan Chiem
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:26
  34. Although lung sliding seen by point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is known to be affected to varying degrees by different physiologic and pathologic processes, it is typically only reported qualitatively in the c...

    Authors: David N. Briganti, Christine E. Choi, Julien Nguyen and Charles W. Lanks
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:25
  35. Subglottic secretion had been proven as one of the causes of microaspiration and increased risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). The role of ultrasound to detect subglottic secretion has not yet been ...

    Authors: Osman Adi, Chan Pei Fong, Roslanuddin Mohd Sallehuddin, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Kok Meng Sum, Zulrushdi Md Yusof, Gabriele Via and Guido Tavazzi
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:23
  36. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a valuable tool for assessing the hemodynamic status of acute patients. Even though POCUS often uses a qualitative approach, quantitative measurements have potential advanta...

    Authors: Deborah Blanca, Esther C. Schwarz, Tycho Joan Olgers, Ewoud ter Avest, Nasim Azizi, Hjalmar R. Bouma and Jan Cornelis Ter Maaten
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:22
  37. The increasing number of physicians that are trained in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) warrants critical evaluation and improvement of current training methods. Performing POCUS is a complex task and it is u...

    Authors: Tessa A. Mulder, Tim van de Velde, Eveline Dokter, Bas Boekestijn, Tycho J. Olgers, Martijn P. Bauer and Beerend P. Hierck
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:19
  38. Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is increasingly used in clinical practice and is now included in many undergraduate curricula. Here, we aimed to determine whether medical students who participated in a PoCUS ...

    Authors: Florence Dupriez, Bastian Rodrigues de Castro, Félix Gendebien, Antoine Fasseaux, Matthieu Gensburger, Laurent Marissiaux, Andrea Penaloza, Xavier Bobbia and Robert Jarman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:18
  39. The clinical use of lung ultrasound (LUS) has made more efficient many diagnostic processes at bedside. The great power of LUS is a superior diagnostic sensitivity in many applications, when compared to chest ...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Thomas Fraccalini and Luciano Cardinale
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:17
  40. There is an emerging consensus that point-of-care ultrasound is an essential skill in acute care. This is reflected in recent changes to the Acute Internal Medicine curriculum in the UK. The need to develop an...

    Authors: Sunil Aggarwal, Reshma Shanmugam, Thomas Knight, Catherine Atkin, Sarbjit Clare, Nicholas Smallwood and Daniel Lasserson
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:16
  41. The use of point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) in the management of musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders is a diverse area of PoCUS practice. Its use by clinicians, such as physiotherapists, can occur across a wide ra...

    Authors: Mike Smith, Sue Innes, Stuart Wildman and David Baker
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:15
  42. The assessment of gastric content and volume using bedside ultrasound (US) has become a useful tool in emergency departments, anesthesiology departments and inpatient wards, as it provides a rapid and dynamic ...

    Authors: Héctor Andrés Ruiz Ávila, Carmelo José Espinosa Almanza and Cindy Yohana Fuentes Barreiro
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:14
  43. While there is an expanding body of literature on Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) pedagogy, administrative elements that are necessary for the widespread adoption of POCUS in the clinical environment have rec...

    Authors: Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard, Elaine Kilabuk, Samantha Halman, Krista Wooller, Michael Y. Woo, Robert Arntfield, Irene Ma and Alan J. Forster
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:13