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  1. Pericardial effusion is a known complication of post-open cardiac surgery which can progress to life-threatening cardiac tamponade. Classical signs of tamponade such as hypotension and pulsus paradoxus are oft...

    Authors: Osman Adi, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Chan Pei Fong, Asri Ranga and Nova Panebianco

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:22

    Content type: Case report

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  2. Ultrasonography (US) is a feasible and accessible method for the measurement of skeletal muscle mass. This technique presents acceptable intra-rater reliability; however, there are a few reports on its inter-r...

    Authors: Yosuke Takahashi, Yuji Fujino, Kohei Miura, Ayumi Toida, Tadamitsu Matsuda and Shigeru Makita

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:21

    Content type: Original article

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  3. Training in procedural skills is often suboptimal. The aim of this study was to quantify the needs of residents in internal medicine (IM), critical care (CC), and emergency medicine (EM) for instruction in ult...

    Authors: Mamdouh Souleymane, Rajkumar Rajendram, Naveed Mahmood, Amro M. T. Ghazi, Yousuf M. S. Kharal and Arif Hussain

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:20

    Content type: Original article

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  4. The role of lung ultrasound (LUS) in evaluating the mid- and long-term prognoses of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia is not yet known. The objectives of this study were to evaluate associations between LUS sig...

    Authors: Thiago Thomaz Mafort, Rogério Rufino, Claudia Henrique da Costa, Mariana Soares da Cal, Laura Braga Monnerat, Patrícia Frascari Litrento, Laura Lizeth Zuluaga Parra, Arthur de Sá Earp de Souza Marinho and Agnaldo José Lopes

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:19

    Content type: Original article

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  5. A point-of-care ultrasound education program in obstetrics was developed to train antenatal healthcare practitioners in rural Zanzibar. The study group consisted of 13 practitioners with different training bac...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Hall, Danielle Matilsky, Rachel Zang, Naomasa Hase, Ali Habibu Ali, Patricia C. Henwood and Anthony J. Dean

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:18

    Content type: Original article

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  6. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: B. Paolo Persona, Ilaria Valeri, Francesco Zarantonello, Edoardo Forin, Nicolò Sella, Giulio Andreatta, Christelle Correale, Eugenio Serra, Annalisa Boscolo, Giovanni Volpicelli and Paolo Navalesi

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:15

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:10

  7. Trauma is a major cause of death among the working population. Many countries have now adopted a structured approach to trauma management in which ultrasound is used as a primary evaluation tool. While its use...

    Authors: Antoine Fasseaux, Philippe Pès, Françoise Steenebruggen and Florence Dupriez

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:14

    Content type: Original article

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  8. As medical infrastructures are strained by SARS-CoV-2, rapid and accurate screening tools are essential. In portions of the world, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing remains slow ...

    Authors: Daniel S. Brenner, Gigi Y. Liu, Rodney Omron, Olive Tang, Brian T. Garibaldi and Tiffany C. Fong

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:12

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Accurate repeat assessment of the diameter of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is important. This study investigated the reproducibility of different methods of measuring AAA diameter from ultrasound images.

    Authors: Evan O. Matthews, Jenna Pinchbeck, Kylie Elmore, Rhondda E. Jones, Joseph V. Moxon and Jonathan Golledge

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:13

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Lung ultrasound (LUS) and chest radiography (CXR) are the most used chest imaging tools in the early diagnosis of COVID-19 associated pneumonia. However, the relationship between LUS and CXR is not clearly def...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Luciano Cardinale, Thomas Fraccalini, Marco Calandri, Clara Piatti, Carlotta Geninatti and Giuseppe Stranieri

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:11

    Content type: Original article

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  11. During COVID-19 pandemic, optimization of the diagnostic resources is essential. Lung Ultrasound (LUS) is a rapid, easy-to-perform, low cost tool which allows bedside investigation of patients with COVID-19 pn...

    Authors: Paolo Persona, Ilaria Valeri, Francesco Zarantonello, Edoardo Forin, Nicolò Sella, Giulio Andreatta, Christelle Correale, Eugenio Serra, Annalisa Boscolo, Giovanni Volpicelli and Paolo Navalesi

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:10

    Content type: Original article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:15

  12. In 2014, over 60% of medical schools were incorporating point of care ultrasound (POCUS) into their curriculum. Today, over 6 years later, many more schools are teaching POCUS or are in the planning stages of ...

    Authors: Frances M. Russell, Audrey Herbert, Robinson M. Ferre, Bita Zakeri, Valerie Echeverria, Dina Peterson and Paul Wallach

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:9

    Content type: Original article

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  13. This review aims to summarise the contemporary uses of intraoperative completion Duplex ultrasound (IODUS) for the assessment of lower extremity bypass surgery (LEB) and carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA).

    Authors: Pasha Normahani, Bilal Khan, Viknesh Sounderajah, Sepideh Poushpas, Muzaffar Anwar and Usman Jaffer

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:8

    Content type: Review

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  14. Transvaginal ultrasound (TVS) is a sensitive tool for detecting various conditions that contribute to pelvic pain. TVS can be also used to assess blood flow and measure the size of pelvic veins. Pelvic venous ...

    Authors: T. N. Amin, M. Wong, X. Foo, S.-L. Pointer, V. Goodhart and D. Jurkovic

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:7

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become increasingly integrated into medical education given the growing role of evaluative and procedural techniques in practice today. Tele-ultrasound is a new and promisi...

    Authors: Anne E. Drake, Jonathan Hy, Gordon A. MacDougall, Brendan Holmes, Lauren Icken, Jon W. Schrock and Robert A. Jones

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:6

    Content type: Original article

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  16. Ultrasonographic B-lines have recently emerged as a bedside imaging tool for the differential diagnosis of acute dyspnea in the Emergency Department (ED). However, despite its simplicity, LUS has not fully pen...

    Authors: Mohamed Amine Msolli, Adel Sekma, Maryem Ben Marzouk, Wael Chaabane, Khaoula Bel Haj Ali, Lotfi Boukadida, Nasri Bzeouich, Imen Gannoun, Imen Trabelssi, Kamel Laaouiti, Mohamed Habib Grissa, Kaouthar Beltaief, Zohra Dridi, Asma Belguith, Mehdi Methamem, Wahid Bouida…

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:5

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Vascular compression syndromes are rare alterations that have in common the compression of an arterial and/or venous vessel by contiguous structures and can be congenital or acquired. The best known are the Th...

    Authors: Renato Farina, Pietro Valerio Foti, Andrea Conti, Francesco Aldo Iannace, Isabella Pennisi, Luigi Fanzone, Corrado Inì, Federica Libra, Francesco Vacirca, Giovanni Failla, Davide Baldanza, Stefano Palmucci, Serafino Santonocito and Antonio Basile

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:4

    Content type: Review

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  18. Renal resistive index (RRI) is a promising tool for the assessment of acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill patients in general, but its role and association to AKI among patients with Coronavirus diseas...

    Authors: Mårten Renberg, Olof Jonmarker, Naima Kilhamn, Claire Rimes-Stigare, Max Bell and Daniel Hertzberg

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:3

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Symptomatic pericardial effusion (PCE) presents with non-specific features and are often missed on the initial physical exam, chest X-ray (CXR), and electrocardiogram (ECG). In extreme cases, misdiagnosis can ...

    Authors: Matthew G. Hanson and Barry Chan

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:2

    Content type: Original article

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  20. The aim of this study was to retrospectively determine whether teaching limited compression ultrasound (LCUS) to general practitioners (GP) would reduce the number of patients with a suspected lower extremity ...

    Authors: Ossi Hannula, Ritva Vanninen, Suvi Rautiainen, Kalle Mattila and Harri Hyppölä

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:1

    Content type: Original article

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  21. COVID-19 infection has been associated with a high rate of thrombotic events, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and acute pulmonary embolism (APE).

    Authors: Marta Alfageme, Jorge González Plaza, Santiago Méndez, Juan A. Gómez Patiño, María L. Collado, José M. Abadal, Rocío González Costero, Teresa Fontanilla and Agustín García Suárez

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:54

    Content type: Short communication

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  22. Many point-of-care ultrasound devices are now “pocket-sized” or handheld, allowing easy transport during travel and facilitating use in crowded spaces or in austere low-resource settings. Concerns remain about...

    Authors: Samuel L. Burleson, Jonathan F. Swanson, Erin F. Shufflebarger, Douglas W. Wallace, Matthew A. Heimann, James C. Crosby, David C. Pigott, John P. Gullett, Maxwell A. Thompson and Christopher J. Greene

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:53

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  23. Undifferentiated abdominal pain is a common presentation often requiring immediate medical or surgical intervention. Providing an accurate diagnosis involves a detailed patient history and thorough physical ex...

    Authors: Matthew A. Taylor, Christopher H. Merritt, Philip J. Riddle Jr., Carter J. DeGennaro and Keith R. Barron

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:52

    Content type: Review

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  24. The presence of intra-abdominal calcification in the pediatric population can be due to a wide range of conditions. Calcification in the abdomen can be seen in normal or abnormal anatomical structures. In some...

    Authors: Vigil James, John Samuel, Chor Yek Kee and Gene Yong-Kwang Ong

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:51

    Content type: Case report

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  25. There has been limited data regarding the usefulness of lung ultrasound (US) in children with COVID-19.

    Authors: Eliana P. C. Giorno, Milena De Paulis, Yoshino T. Sameshima, Kirstin Weerdenburg, Paulo Savoia, Danilo Y. Nanbu, Thomaz B. Couto, Fernanda V. M. Sa, Sylvia C. L. Farhat, Werther B. Carvalho, Marcela Preto-Zamperlini and Claudio Schvartsman

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:50

    Content type: Original article

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  26. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes an atypical acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with thromboembolism and high shunt fraction. Shunt may be intrapulmonary, or extrapulmonary. Handheld devi...

    Authors: Rajkumar Rajendram, Arif Hussain, Naveed Mahmood and Mubashar Kharal

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:49

    Content type: Original article

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  27. Systematic Sonography Looking for Occult Wounds (SSLOW) in trauma is a novel technique for the evaluation of intra-abdominal wounds in penetrating trauma. No data exist regarding the effectiveness. The objecti...

    Authors: Sri Devi Jagjit, Jordan Rupp, Robinson M. Ferre, Mary Kate Jordan and Brian Bales

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:48

    Content type: Original article

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  28. Optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) sonography has been proposed as a reliable bedside tool for the detection of increased intracranial pressure (ICP). ONSD reacts almost simultaneously to oscillations in ICP. ...

    Authors: M. Bender, S. Lakicevic, N. Pravdic, S. Schreiber and B. Malojcic

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:47

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Several countries advocate screening for aneurysms of the abdominal aorta (AAA) in selected patients. In the Netherlands, routine screening is currently under review by the National Health Council. In any scre...

    Authors: J. W. Brakel, T. A. Berendsen, P. M. C. Callenbach, J. van der Burgh, R. J. Hissink and M. van den Berg

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:46

    Content type: Review

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  30. Primary care physicians frequently encounter patients with supraspinatus pathology and face a difficult task of managing this subset of patients using limited imaging resources. The purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Anurag Dalai, Leanne Langford, Cole Beavis and Haron Obaid

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:40

    Content type: Original article

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  31. Integration of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) with Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS) can impact decision-making, assist in the diagnosis of reversible etiologies and help guiding resuscitation of pati...

    Authors: Peiman Nazerian, Giuliano De Stefano, Giovanni Albano, Vera Gaspari, Sergio Bevilacqua, Valter Campagnolo, Pierluigi Stefàno and Stefano Grifoni

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:41

    Content type: Original article

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  32. Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which has rapidly spread to a global pandemic in March 2020. This e...

    Authors: Luigi Vetrugno, Marco Baciarello, Elena Bignami, Andrea Bonetti, Francesco Saturno, Daniele Orso, Rossano Girometti, Lorenzo Cereser and Tiziana Bove

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:39

    Content type: Review

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  33. To evaluate the correlation between ultrasonographic and infrared pupillary assessments in critically ill patients, including neurocritically ill patients.

    Authors: Christian D. Yic, Gabriel Prada, Sergio I. Paz, Leandro Moraes, Julio C. Pontet, Marcos E. Lasso and Alberto Biestro

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:38

    Content type: Original article

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  34. Upper airway injury secondary to blunt neck trauma can lead to upper airway obstruction and potentially cause a life-threatening condition. The most important aspect in the care of laryngeal trauma is to estab...

    Authors: Osman Adi, Kok Meng Sum, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Mahathar Abd. Wahab, Luca Neri and Nova Panebianco

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:37

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Evaluation of asymptomatic penetrating vascular injuries can be done with Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and Point-of-care Doppler ultrasound (POCDUS).

    Authors: Lisandro Montorfano, Marianna Sarkissyan, Matthew Wolfers, Federico Rodríguez, Fernando Pla and Miguel Montorfano

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:35

    Content type: Case report

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  36. Pulmonary atelectasis in anesthetized children is easily reverted by lung recruitment maneuvers. However, the high airways pressure reached during the maneuver could negatively affect hemodynamics. The aim of ...

    Authors: Cecilia M. Acosta, Giovanni Volpicelli, Nadia Rudzik, Nicolás Venturin, Sebastián Gerez, Lila Ricci, Marcela Natal and Gerardo Tusman

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:34

    Content type: Original article

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  37. Telementored ultrasound (US) connects experts to novices through various types of communication and network technologies with the overall aim to bridge the medical imaging gap between patients’ diagnostic need...

    Authors: Victoria Vatsvåg, Kjetil Todnem, Torvind Næsheim, John Cathcart, Daniel Kerr and Nils Petter Oveland

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:33

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) by emergency physicians for renal colic has been proposed as an alternative to computed tomography (CT) to avoid ionizing radiation exposure and shorten emergency department le...

    Authors: Stephanie Sibley, Nathan Roth, Charles Scott, Louise Rang, Heather White, Marco L. A. Sivilotti and Eric Bruder

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:31

    Content type: Original article

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  39. COVID-19 is a viral disease due to the infection of the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2, that has rapidly spread in many countries until the World Health Organization declared the pandemic from March 11, 2020. E...

    Authors: Ana Luisa Silveira Vieira, José Muniz Pazeli Júnior and Marcus Gomes Bastos

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:30

    Content type: Review

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  40. Cardiac syncope can result from an atrial myxoma due to outflow obstruction. Myxoma is the most common primary cardiac tumor that may cause sudden death and the nonspecific symptoms may make early diagnosis di...

    Authors: Fatemeh Rasooli, Mehrnoosh Aligholi Zahraie and Maryam Bahreini

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:29

    Content type: Case report

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  41. The Doppler-derived renal resistive index (RRI) is emerging as a promising bedside tool for assessing renal perfusion and risk of developing acute kidney injury in critically ill patients. It is not known what...

    Authors: Mårten Renberg, Naima Kilhamn, Kent Lund, Daniel Hertzberg, Claire Rimes-Stigare and Max Bell

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:28

    Content type: Original article

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  42. Lung ultrasound is a bedside non-irradiating tool for assessment and monitoring of lung diseases. A lung ultrasound score based on visualized artefacts allows reliable quantification of lung aeration, and is u...

    Authors: Silvia Mongodi, Andrea Colombo, Anita Orlando, Lorenzo Cavagna, Bélaid Bouhemad, Giorgio Antonio Iotti and Francesco Mojoli

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:27

    Content type: Case report

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