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Moderate Hydronephrosis

A 35-year-old female presented to the clinic with pain in the left flank. A kidney, ureter bladder (KUB) was performed. The following image was obtained which shows moderate...

Renal Angiomyolipomas

Check out this two-minute video tip on Renal Angiomylopomas from the POCUS webinar 'Introduction to Renal POCUS.' Disclaimers: Webinar and Tutorial Disclaimer Education and...

Pain in the Epigastric Region

A 52-year-old female presented to the emergency room with pain in the epigastric region for 3 days. There was no history of trauma. Vitals were stable. A point-of-care ultrasound...

POCUS in Acute Kidney Injuries

POCUS in Acute Kidney Injuries By Rolando Claure Del Granado Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a clinical syndrome caused by a multitude of hemodynamic, toxic, and structural insults...

Introduction to Shoulder Ultrasound

During this webinar, James Wilcox, MD, FAAFP, RMSK, will break down the shoulder ultrasound examination into easy-to-accomplish sections for anyone just learning how to perform...

Introduction to Renal POCUS

During this webinar, Dr. Victor Rao, will provide an overview of the principles, techniques, and clinical applications of renal POCUS and delve into the importance of POCUS in...

A Familiar Pain

A 45-year-old female presented to the clinic with pain on the left side and back (below the ribs). She had complained of similar pain in the past. A kidney, ureter, bladder...

Blood in Urine

A 42-yr-old male presents to the emergency department with a chief complaint of lower abdominal pain and passage of blood in urine for 6 months. The physician performed a kidney...

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