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  1. Medullary sponge kidney is generally considered a benign condition, gold standard for the diagnosis is urography but it has almost been replaced by UroCT that did not present the same sensibility. Although it ...

    Authors: M. Righini, C. Felicani, A. Lopez, E. Mazzotta, C. De Molo, E. Mancini, I. Capelli, C. Serra and G. La Manna
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:39
  2. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a growing part of internal medicine training programs. Dedicated POCUS rotations are emerging as a particularly effective tool in POCUS training, allowing for longitudinal l...

    Authors: Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard, Katie Wiskar, Elaine Kilabuk, Michael H. Walsh, Michael Sattin, Jonathan Wong, Zain Burhani, Shane Arishenkoff, Jeffrey Yu, Ada W. Lam and Irene W. Y. Ma
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:37

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  3. Echocardiography has gained wide acceptance among intensive care physicians during the last 15 years. The lack of accredited formation, the long learning curve required and the excessive structural orientation...

    Authors: J. Mercadal, X. Borrat, A. Hernández, A. Denault, W. Beaubien-Souligny, D. González-Delgado and M. Vives
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:36
  4. Lung ultrasound (LUS) has a role in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) mainly based on the visualization of pulmonary infarctions. However, examining the whole chest to detect small peripheral infarction...

    Authors: Peiman Nazerian, Chiara Gigli, Angelika Reissig, Emanuele Pivetta, Simone Vanni, Thomas Fraccalini, Giordana Ferraris, Alessandra Ricciardolo, Stefano Grifoni and Giovanni Volpicelli
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:35
  5. Neuraxial anesthesia in obese parturients can be challenging due to anatomical and physiological modifications secondary to pregnancy; this led to growing popularity of spine ultrasound in this population for ...

    Authors: Christian Compagnone, Giulia Borrini, Alberto Calabrese, Mario Taddei, Valentina Bellini and Elena Bignami
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:34
  6. Pain after thoracic surgery impairs lung function and increases the rate of postoperative pulmonary complications. Ultrasound-guided percutaneous cryoanalgesia of intercostal nerves constitutes a valid option ...

    Authors: Matías Nicolás, Cecilia M. Acosta, Marcelo Martinez Ferro, Agustín Alesandrini, Sofía Sullon, Facundo A. Speroni and Gerardo Tusman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:33
  7. Septic cardiomyopathy was recognized more than 30 years ago, but the early phase remains uncharacterized as no existing studies captured patients at the time of Emergency Department (ED) presentation, prior to...

    Authors: Robert R. Ehrman, Bryce X. Bredell, Nicholas E. Harrison, Mark J. Favot, Brian D. Haber, Robert D. Welch, Philip D. Levy and Robert L. Sherwin
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:32
  8. The purpose of this study is to provide expert consensus recommendations to establish a global ultrasound curriculum for undergraduate medical students.

    Authors: Richard A. Hoppmann, Jeanette Mladenovic, Lawrence Melniker, Radu Badea, Michael Blaivas, Miguel Montorfano, Alfred Abuhamad, Vicki Noble, Arif Hussain, Gregor Prosen, Tomás Villen, Gabriele Via, Ramon Nogue, Craig Goodmurphy, Marcus Bastos, G. Stephen Nace…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:31
  9. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an important bedside diagnostic tool and is being taught in several specialties. However, mastering the required psychomotor skills takes time and learning curves are differ...

    Authors: T. J. Olgers, J. M. van Os, H. R. Bouma and J. C. ter Maaten
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:29
  10. Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a valuable tool to predict and monitor the COVID-19 pneumonia course. However, the influence of cardiac dysfunction (CD) on LUS findings remains to be studied. Our objective was to det...

    Authors: Joao Leote, Tiago Judas, Ana Luísa Broa, Miguel Lopes, Francisca Abecasis, Inês Pintassilgo, Afonso Gonçalves and Filipe Gonzalez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:28
  11. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is rapidly becoming ubiquitous across healthcare specialties. This is due to several factors including its portability, immediacy of results to guide clinical decision-making, ...

    Authors: Minh-Phuong T. Le, Lara Voigt, Robert Nathanson, Anna M. Maw, Gordon Johnson, Ria Dancel, Benji Mathews, Alvaro Moreira, Harald Sauthoff, Christopher Gelabert, Linda M. Kurian, Jenna Dumovich, Kevin C. Proud, Jessica Solis-McCarthy, Carolina Candotti, Christopher Dayton…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:27
  12. Estimation of pulmonary pressures is of key importance in acute cardiovascular and respiratory failure. Pulmonary artery acceleration time (PAAT) has emerged as reliable parameter for the estimation of systoli...

    Authors: Valentino Dammassa, Francesco Corradi, Costanza Natalia Julia Colombo, Francesco Mojoli, Susanna Price and Guido Tavazzi
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:26
  13. Transcranial sonography is beside magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography, a well-established imaging method for evaluation of brain parenchyma and already implicated in various neurological d...

    Authors: Cornelia Brunner, Stephan Joachim Schreiber, Martin Bokemeyer, Gerhard Ransmayr, Walter Struhal, Elisabeth Daniela Olbert, Naela Alhani and Milan Rastislav Vosko
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:25
  14. Point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) has the potential to provide a step change in the management of patients across a range of healthcare settings. Increasingly, healthcare practitioners who are not medical docto...

    Authors: Mike Smith, Simon Hayward and Sue Innes
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:24
  15. Simulated needle thoracostomy (NT) using ultrasound may reduce potential injury, increase accuracy, and be as rapid to perform as the traditional landmark technique following a brief educational session. Our o...

    Authors: Zachary E. Dewar, Stephanie Ko, Cameron Rogers, Alexis Oropallo, Andrew Augustine, Ankitha Pamula and Christopher L. Berry
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:23
  16. Lung Ultrasound Score (LUS) identifies and monitors pneumonia by assigning increasing scores. However, it does not include parameters, such as inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter and index of collapse, diaphragm...

    Authors: Paola Dell’Aquila, Pasquale Raimondo, Vito Racanelli, Paola De Luca, Sandra De Matteis, Antonella Pistone, Rosa Melodia, Lucilla Crudele, Daniela Lomazzo, Antonio Giovanni Solimando, Antonio Moschetta, Angelo Vacca, Salvatore Grasso, Vito Procacci, Daniele Orso and Luigi Vetrugno
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:21
  17. Cardiac tamponade occurs when fluid or blood, fills the pericardial space, and causes hemodynamic compromise due to compression of the heart. It is a potentially life-threatening condition, that requires rapid...

    Authors: Adi Osman, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Nurul Shaliza Shamsudin, Muhammad Faiz Baherin and Chan Pei Fong
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:20
  18. Venous air embolism (VAE) is an uncommon event consistent in the entrainment of air from any communication between the environment and the venous vasculature that could occur during central venous catheter (CV...

    Authors: Hector Andres Ruiz Avila, Hans Fred García-Araque and Estivalis Acosta-Gutiérrez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:19
  19. Patient access to necessary medical imaging in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) remains a major obstacle, complicating clinician decision-making and compromising patient outcomes.

    Authors: Matthew S. Haldeman, Evaristo Kunka, Mpundu Makasa and Bassim Birkland
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:18
  20. Many institutions are training clinicians in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), but few POCUS skills checklists have been developed and validated. We developed a consensus-based multispecialty POCUS skills chec...

    Authors: Nilam J. Soni, Robert Nathanson, Mark Andreae, Rahul Khosla, Karthik Vadamalai, Karthik Kode, Jeremy S. Boyd, Charles M. LoPresti, Dana Resop, Zahir Basrai, Jason Williams, Brian Bales, Harald Sauthoff, Erin Wetherbee, Elizabeth K. Haro, Natalie Smith…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:17
  21. POCUS (point-of-care ultrasound) is an important diagnostic tool for several medical specialties. To provide safe patient care, the quality of this exam should be as high as possible. This includes solid docum...

    Authors: Larissa van Essen, Tycho J. Olgers, Moritz van Heel and Jan C. ter Maaten
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:15
  22. Needle visualisation during ultrasound-guided procedures is a skill that can be difficult to practise, with commercially available phantoms being expensive and often unrealistic. Our aim was to find an inexpen...

    Authors: Jasmine Samuel, Euan Kerr, David Young, Malcolm Watson and Diana Raj
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:14
  23. To evaluate the association between ultrasound assessment of gallbladder wall thickness (GBWT) among severe dengue patients and dengue patients with warning signs to their clinical outcomes.

    Authors: Mohd Anwar Ibrahim, Siti Suhaila Hamzah, Julina Md Noor, Mohamad Iqhbal Kunji Mohamad, Mohd Fazrul Mokhtar, Mohamad Rodi Isa and Mohammed Fauzi Abdul Rani
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:13
  24. Traditional introductory point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) courses are resource intensive, typically requiring 2–3 days at a remote site, consisting of lectures and hands-on components. Social distancing requir...

    Authors: Michael Janjigian, Anne Dembitzer, Caroline Srisarajivakul-Klein, Aron Mednick, Khemraj Hardower, Deborah Cooke, Sondra Zabar and Harald Sauthoff
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:12
  25. The use of lung ultrasound (LU) with COVID-19 pneumonia patients should be validated in the field of primary care (PC). Our study aims to evaluate the correlation between LU and radiographic imaging in PC pati...

    Authors: Pablo Fabuel Ortega, Noelia Almendros Lafuente, Sandra Cánovas García, Laura Martínez Gálvez and Aurora González-Vidal
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:11
  26. Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) use in the emergency department is associated with improved patient outcomes and increased patient satisfaction. When used for procedural guidance, it has been shown to increas...

    Authors: Frances M. Russell, Sarah K. Kennedy, Loren K. Rood, Benjamin Nti, Audrey Herbert, Matt A. Rutz, Megan Palmer and Robinson M. Ferre
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:10
  27. Pericardial effusion is a common entity which may have important implications in patient’s prognosis. In several cases, pericardiocentesis is indicated for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes.

    Authors: Pablo Blanco, Liliana Figueroa, María Fernanda Menéndez and Belén Berrueta
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:9
  28. In recent years, musculoskeletal ultrasound has increasingly become the common method for diagnosis for many medical specialties. Therefore, the present study was performed to evaluate the diagnostic value of ...

    Authors: Omid Ahmadi, Mehdi Motififard, Farhad Heydari, Keihan Golshani, Azita Azimi Meibody and Saeed Hatami
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:7
  29. Ultrasound measurement of the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) is a rapid, non-invasive means to indirectly assess intracranial pressure. Previous research has demonstrated the ability of emergency physician...

    Authors: Jason B. Jennings, Cynthia Oliva, Michael Joyce, Michael J. Vitto, Jordan Tozer, Lindsay A. Taylor and David P. Evans
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:6
  30. Lung ultrasound has established itself as an accurate diagnostic tool in different clinical settings. However, its effects on clinical-decision making are insufficiently described. This systematic review aims ...

    Authors: Micah L. A. Heldeweg, Lian Vermue, Max Kant, Michelle Brouwer, Armand R. J. Girbes, Mark E. Haaksma, Leo M. A. Heunks, Amne Mousa, Jasper M. Smit, Thomas W. Smits, Frederique Paulus, Johannes C. F. Ket, Marcus J. Schultz and Pieter Roel Tuinman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:5
  31. Point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) is a useful tool for the early diagnosis of thrombosis related to the central venous catheter for dialysis (TR-CVCd). However, the application of PoCUS is still not common as a...

    Authors: Ana Luisa Silveira Vieira, José Muniz Pazeli Júnior, Andrea Silva Matos, Andreza Marques Pereira, Izadora Rezende Pinto, Letícia Esteves de Oliveira Silva, Letícia Siqueira Guilherme and Sofia Laura Archângelo e Silva
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:4
  32. SARS-CoV-2 infection, manifesting as COVID-19 pneumonia, constitutes a global pandemic that is disrupting health-care systems. Most patients who are infected are asymptomatic/pauci-symptomatic can safely self-...

    Authors: Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Jessica L. McKee, Chad G. Ball, Irene W. Y. Ma and Lawrence A. Melniker
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:2
  33. While intra-arrest echocardiography can be used to guide and monitor chest compression quality, it is not currently feasible on the scene of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Rapid and automated sonographic loc...

    Authors: Paul Olszynski, Rory A. Marshall, T. Dylan Olver, Trevor Oleniuk, Cameron Auser, Tracy Wilson, Paul Atkinson and Rob Woods
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:1
  34. Critical care ultrasound (CCUS) is now a core competency for Canadian critical care medicine (CCM) physicians, but little is known about what education is delivered, how competence is assessed, and what challe...

    Authors: Jocelyn M. Slemko, Vijay J. Daniels, Sean M. Bagshaw, Irene W. Y. Ma, Peter G. Brindley and Brian M. Buchanan
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:48
  35. Traditional anatomy teaching methods are based on the models and cadaveric dissections, providing fixed views of the anatomical structures. However, in the last few years, the emerging concept of ultrasound-ba...

    Authors: Pelagia Kefala-Karli, Leandros Sassis, Marina Sassi and Constantinos Zervides
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:47
  36. The POCUS-CA (Point-of-care ultrasound in cardiac arrest) is a diagnostic tool in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department setting. The literature indicates that in the patient in a cardiorespiratory a...

    Authors: Diana Ávila-Reyes, Andrés O. Acevedo-Cardona, José F. Gómez-González, David R. Echeverry-Piedrahita, Mateo Aguirre-Flórez and Adrian Giraldo-Diaconeasa
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:46
  37. Diagnosing a ureteral colic is sometimes difficult; however, clinicians should not fail to detect a surgical emergency. This is why diagnostic strategies depend on the imaging examinations, especially ultrasou...

    Authors: Jean-Eudes Bourcier, Emeric Gallard, Jean-Philippe Redonnet, Morgan Abillard, Quentin Billaut, Laura Fauque, Anna Jouanolou and Didier Garnier
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:45
  38. Accurate communication is an integral component of ultrasound education. In light of the recent global pandemic, this has become even more crucial as many have moved to virtual education out of necessity. Seve...

    Authors: Bradley End, Michael I. Prats, Joseph Minardi, Melinda Sharon, David P. Bahner and Creagh T. Boulger
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:44
  39. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) devices are becoming more widely used in healthcare and have the potential to act as fomites. The objective of this project was to study the thoroughness of cleaning of POCUS m...

    Authors: Daniel Van Kalsbeek, Karl Enroth, Elizabeth Lyden, Mark E. Rupp and Christopher J. Smith
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:43
  40. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has been recognized as an essential skill across medicine. However, a lack of reliable and streamlined POCUS assessment tools with demonstrated validity remains a significant b...

    Authors: Colin Bell, Natalie Wagner, Andrew Hall, Joseph Newbigging, Louise Rang and Conor McKaigney
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:42
  41. Children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) tend to develop a clinical condition of fluid overload due both to contractile cardiac pump deficit and to endotheliitis with subsequent capillary leak s...

    Authors: Angelo G. Delmonaco, Andrea Carpino, Irene Raffaldi, Giulia Pruccoli, Emanuela Garrone, Francesco Del Monte, Lorenzo Riboldi, Francesco Licciardi, Antonio F. Urbino and Emilia Parodi
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:41
  42. In detecting pleural effusion, bedside ultrasound (US) has been shown to be more accurate than auscultation. However, US has not been previously compared to the comprehensive physical examination. This study s...

    Authors: Michael H. Walsh, Kang X. Zhang, Emily J. Cox, Justin M. Chen, Nicholas G. Cowley, Christopher J. Oleynick, Leo M. Smyth and Irene W. Y. Ma
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:40
  43. Lack of training is currently the most common barrier to implementation of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) use in clinical practice, and in-person POCUS continuing medical education (CME) courses have been pa...

    Authors: Nilam J. Soni, Jeremy S. Boyd, Gregory Mints, Kevin C. Proud, Trevor P. Jensen, Gigi Liu, Benji K. Mathews, Christopher K. Schott, Linda Kurian, Charles M. LoPresti, Phil Andrus, Robert Nathanson, Natalie Smith, Elizabeth K. Haro, Michael J. Mader, Jacqueline Pugh…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:39
  44. This was an observational, cross-sectional, and multicentre study carried out from October to December 2020, through a survey sent to Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery members in public hospi...

    Authors: Cristina Ramos-Hernández, Maribel Botana-Rial, Rosa Cordovilla-Pérez, Manuel Núñez-Delgado and Alberto Fernández-Villar
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2021 13:38