This 38-year-old male presents to the ED with a single stab wound just to the left of the sternum, below the level of the left nipple.
This article outlines clinical applications of ultrasonography as an objective and direct measure of pulmonary edema in cases of acute heart failure.
This 59-year-old female with a history of metastatic breast carcinoma presents with shortness of breath. Please use sonography to examine her heart.
This 44-year-old female with a history of cardiomyopathy presents with progressive shortness of breath. Vitals: T=36 C BP= 90/p mmHg HR= 95 bpm RR=32 bpm O2 sat= 94% on 100% non-rebreather mask. Please evaluate the patient’s heart with sonography.
This 86-year-old male patient presents with chest pain and hypotension. Please perform a cardiac exam with sonography.
We bring you our weekly SonoSim Ultrasound Challenge! Can you give us the correct answer? This 75-year-old male presents with weakness and shortness of breath. What does this ultrasound clip obtained from the cardiac parasternal window show? Click here to see the correct answer: Large-sized pericardial effusion (limited expansion of right ventricle); Concentric left ventricular …
We bring you our weekly SonoSim Ultrasound Challenge! Can you give us the correct answer? This 62-year-old male with a history of cardiomyopathy and an AICD presents with two AICD discharges in rapid succession. Using echocardiography, what findings are evident? Answer: Markedly dilated left ventricular cavity size; Markedly decreased left ventricular ejection fraction (20%); Global …
This 84-year-old male with history of renal failure presents with swelling of his lower extremities. Using ultrasound, what is the most likely diagnosis?