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Role of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Grading of Hydronephrosis – A Simple Approach

by | Jul 16, 2024 | Renal | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Hydronephrosis is defined as the dilatation of the major and or minor calyces and the renal pelvis due to an obstruction to the flow of...

Role of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Assessment of the Right Upper Quadrant to look for Evidence of Free Fluid in the Morison’s Pouch in a Patient with Abdominal Trauma

by | Jun 27, 2024 | Abdominal Trauma | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction Trauma is one of the leading causes of death in individuals less than 45 years old. Approximately 80% of individuals...

Improving Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Through Access to Point-of-Care Ultrasound

by | Jun 14, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Recently we had the opportunity, in collaboration with Amref International University, to sponsor a webinar for the National Nurses Association of Kenya. The topic of...

Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Diagnosing Gallstones and Some Tips and Important Conditions to Be Aware Of

by | May 27, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction The gallbladder (GB) ultrasound examination can be challenging at times due to patient body habitus or bowel gas. With...

How to Measure an Abdominal Aorta Diameter/Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Diameter on Ultrasound?

by | Apr 17, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is defined as a focal dilatation of a segment of the abdominal aorta with an outer wall to...

Altruism in Practice: The Power of Volunteerism within POCUS Certification Academy

by | Mar 28, 2024 | News/Events | 0 Comments

By Shelby Jones Shelby is a senior at George Mason University studying public health. She is a current intern with POCUS Certification academy working within the...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – Review of DVT Assessment. Can we Assess for a Possible Thrombus in the Iliac Veins with POCUS?

by | Mar 11, 2024 | DVT,Inferior Vena Cava | 0 Comments

By Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS - Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition in which a thrombus develops in a deep vein,...

Left Parasternal Long Axis/Parasternal Long Axis (PLAX) View of the Heart – Brief Review

by | Feb 9, 2024 | Cardiac | 0 Comments

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Remembering Pioneers in Radiology

by | Feb 1, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Remembering Pioneers in Radiology As Black History Month approached this year, we found ourselves inspired to dive into the history of medical imaging and its...