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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. To test the hypothesis that optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) correlates with real-time changes in intracranial pressure, we performed ultrasound measurements of the ONSD in ambulatory patients undergoing ele...

    Authors: Christopher K. Schott, Mohammad I. Hirzallah, Rock Heyman, Daniel N. Lesky, Emily B. Brant and Clifton W. Callaway

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:26

    Content type: Original article

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  15. The use of thoracic ultrasound during thoracentesis reduces complications. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of complications for real-time ultrasound-guided thoracentesis performed by inte...

    Authors: David Rene Rodriguez Lima, Andrés Felipe Yepes, Claudia Inés Birchenall Jiménez, Mario Andrés Mercado Díaz and Darío Isaías Pinilla Rojas

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:25

    Content type: Original article

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  16. Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IAoBC) is a mechanical circulatory support device that has been used for more than 50 years, mainly for cardiogenic shock. Although its effect on mortality is controversi...

    Authors: David Rene Rodriguez Lima, Ever Julián Duran, Ever Leonardo Rojas Díaz, Darío Isaías Pinilla Rojas, Mario Andrés Mercado Díaz and Yury Forlán Bustos Martínez

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:23

    Content type: Short communication

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  17. The pandemic of COVID-19 is seriously challenging the medical organization in many parts of the world. This novel corona virus SARS-CoV-2 has a specific tropism for the low respiratory airways, but causes seve...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli and Luna Gargani

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:22

    Content type: Short communication

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  18. Stroke volume (SV) and cardiac output (CO) are basic hemodynamic parameters which aid in targeting organ perfusion and oxygen delivery in critically ill patients with hemodynamic instability. While there are s...

    Authors: Pablo Blanco

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:21

    Content type: Review

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  19. The Hospital Pediatrico Universitario (HOPU) is the principal institution in Puerto Rico offering medical services to the children of the island and the Caribbean. There is limited use of point-of-care ultraso...

    Authors: Veronica Sepulveda-Ortiz, Fred Warkentine, Rebecca Starr-Seal and Anna Rominger

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:20

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly used in internal medicine, but a lack of trained faculty continues to limit the spread of POCUS education. Using a framework based on organizational change theo...

    Authors: Jonathan Wong, Steven Montague, Paul Wallace, Kay Negishi, Andrew Liteplo, Jennifer Ringrose, Renee Dversdal, Brian Buchanan, Janeve Desy and Irene W. Y. Ma

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:19

    Content type: Original article

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  21. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming an important part of internal medicine (IM) residency training. Achieving competency requires performing a large volume of clinical exams which can be difficult wit...

    Authors: Matt Glogoza, Jonathan Urbach, Terry K. Rosborough, Susan Olet, Catherine A. St. Hill, Claire S. Smith and David M. Tierney

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:18

    Content type: Original article

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  22. Organ congestion is a mediator of adverse outcomes in critically ill patients. Point-Of-Care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely available and could enable clinicians to detect signs of venous congestion at the bedsi...

    Authors: William Beaubien-Souligny, Philippe Rola, Korbin Haycock, Josée Bouchard, Yoan Lamarche, Rory Spiegel and André Y. Denault

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:16

    Content type: Original article

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  23. With advances in diagnostic imaging such as ultrasonography (US), computed tomography (CT), and 99mTc-MIBI-sestamibi (MIBI) scintigraphy, localized diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) has become possible with...

    Authors: Nobuyuki Takemoto, Ai Koyanagi, Masanori Yasuda, Yuya Yamamoto and Hiroshi Yamamoto

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:17

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Echocardiography is increasingly performed among septic patients as a routine part of evaluation and management in the intensive care unit (ICU). The rate of unanticipated critical findings (e.g., severe left ...

    Authors: Sarah J. Beesley, Ezekiel Egan, Michael J. Lanspa, Emily L. Wilson, Elliotte L. Hirshberg, Colin K. Grissom, Rebecca Burk and Samuel M. Brown

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:12

    Content type: Original article

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  25. The role of point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) is rapidly expanding in both resource-rich and resource-limited settings (RLS). One limitation to this rapid expansion has been the lack of educators adequatel...

    Authors: Samuel L. Burleson, David C. Pigott, John P. Gullett, Christopher Greene, Courtney B. Gibson, Scott Irvine and Daniel Kaminstein

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:14

    Content type: Short communication

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  26. Assessing heart and diaphragm function constitutes only one of the steps to consider along the weaning path. In this second part of the review, we will deal with the more systematic evaluation of the pulmonary...

    Authors: Luigi Vetrugno, Alessandro Brussa, Giovanni Maria Guadagnin, Daniele Orso, Francesco De Lorenzo, Gianmaria Cammarota, Erminio Santangelo and Tiziana Bove

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:15

    Content type: Review

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  27. Although mechanical ventilation may be a patient’s vital ally during acute illness, it can quickly transform into an enemy during chronic conditions. The weaning process is the fundamental phase that enables t...

    Authors: Luigi Vetrugno, Giovanni Maria Guadagnin, Alessandro Brussa, Daniele Orso, Eugenio Garofalo, Andrea Bruni, Federico Longhini and Tiziana Bove

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:9

    Content type: Review

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  28. Pregnancy-induced changes in cardiovascular status make women more susceptible to pulmonary edema. During cesarean section, to counterbalance the effect of hypotension caused by spinal anesthesia, anesthesiolo...

    Authors: Luigi Vetrugno, Teresa Dogareschi, Rossella Sassanelli, Daniele Orso, Ludmilla Seremet, Lisa Mattuzzi, Sara Scapol, Alessandra Spasiano, Angelo Cagnacci and Tiziana Bove

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:10

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has an ever-growing footprint in medicine. With this growth POCUS billing and reimbursement has become an area gaining quite a bit of attention as a means of funding and sustai...

    Authors: Daralee Hughes, Michelle M. Corrado, Irene Mynatt, Michael Prats, Nelson A. Royall, Creagh Boulger and David P. Bahner

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:8

    Content type: Original article

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  30. The presence of microembolic signals (MES) during the acute phase of stroke is poorly understood, and its role and clinical application in relation to risk stratification and prognosis in patients remain uncer...

    Authors: Rodrigo Bazan, Gustavo José Luvizutto, Gabriel Pereira Braga, Silméia Garcia Zanati Bazan, João Carlos Hueb, Carlos Clayton Macedo de Freitas, Pedro Tadao Hamamoto Filho, Gabriel Pinheiro Módolo, André Petean Trindade, Marcone Lima Sobreira, Hélio Rubens de Carvalho Nunes, João Pereira Leite and Octávio Marques Pontes-Neto

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:6

    Content type: Original article

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  31. Venous limited compression ultrasonography (VLCU) is recommended in case of suspicion of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Current training pathways are rather long and include experiential phase. This aim of this...

    Authors: François Javaudin, Julie Seon, Quentin Le Bastard, Astrid Cabiot, Philippe Pes, Idriss Arnaudet, Milena Allain and Philippe Le Conte

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:5

    Content type: Original article

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  32. Necrotizing soft tissue infections are associated with high morbidity and mortality, even when the correct treatment is initiated. The diagnosis of these conditions is hard and the most sensitive methods are t...

    Authors: Luís Magalhães, Sara Raquel Pereira Martins and Ramon Nogué

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:3

    Content type: Case report

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  33. Appendicitis is the most common surgical abdominal emergency. Punctual diagnosis and rapid operative treatment of acute appendicitis are critically important, as it reduces the risk of complications, associate...

    Authors: Shihab Al Sheikh, Mariam Al Ali, Dhanya Sochel Kiran and Mohsen Al Tabatabai

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:2

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Critical care ultrasonography (CCUS) is increasingly applied also in the intensive care unit (ICU) and performed by non-experts, including even medical students. There is limited data on the training efforts n...

    Authors: Geert Koster, Thomas Kaufmann, Bart Hiemstra, Renske Wiersema, Madelon E. Vos, Devon Dijkhuizen, Adrian Wong, Thomas W. L. Scheeren, Yoran M. Hummel, Frederik Keus and Iwan C. C. van der Horst

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2020 12:1

    Content type: Original article

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  35. Patients with cardiac arrest present as a relatively frequent occurrence in the Emergency Department. Despite the advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiac arrest, managing the condition ...

    Authors: Laila Hussein, Mohammad Anzal Rehman, Ruhina Sajid, Firas Annajjar and Tarik Al-Janabi

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2019 11:35

    Content type: Review

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  36. Point-of-care ultrasound is increasingly being used as a diagnostic tool in resource-limited settings. The majority of existing ultrasound protocols have been developed and implemented in high-resource setting...

    Authors: Michaëla A. M. Huson, Dan Kaminstein, Daniel Kahn, Sabine Belard, Prakash Ganesh, Vanessa Kandoole-Kabwere, Claudia Wallrauch, Sam Phiri, Benno Kreuels and Tom Heller

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2019 11:34

    Content type: Original article

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  37. To determine if an inherent perception skill along with sonographer experience, knowledge base, scanning time play a role in the identification of the normal appendix in the pediatric population. This is a ret...

    Authors: Denise Castro, Joseph Yang, Prasan Patel, Eric Sauerbrei, Wilma Hopman, Mila Kolar and Don Soboleski

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2019 11:33

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Both the interest and actual extent of use of point-of-care ultrasound, PoCUS, among general practitioners or family physicians are increasing and training is also increasingly implemented in residency program...

    Authors: Bjarte Sorensen and Steinar Hunskaar

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2019 11:31

    Content type: Review

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  39. A number of pre-hospital clinical assessment tools have been developed to triage subjects with acute stroke due to large vessel occlusion (LVO) to a specialised endovascular centre, but their false negative ra...

    Authors: Daria Antipova, Leila Eadie, Ashish Stephen Macaden and Philip Wilson

    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2019 11:29

    Content type: Review

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