Ultrasound Scans by Specialty

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  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks
  • Central line insertion
  • Fluid responsiveness

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  • Normal cardiac structure and function
  • Pericardial effusion vs tamponade
  • Cardiac valve stenosis, insufficiency, prolapse
  • Atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent foramen ovale
  • Systolic and diastolic heart failure
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  • Procedural guidance: pericardio- centesis, Swan-Ganz catheter

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  • Normal vasculature of the neck
  • Differentiate lymph nodes, cysts, abscesses, masses

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  • Focused assessment with sonography for trauma
  • Rapid ultrasound for shock and hypotension
  • Pneumothorax, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion
  • Pulmonary contusion
  • Heart failure
  • Pericardial effusion vs tamponade
  • Differentiate abscess from cellulitis
  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • Cholecystitis, choledocolithiasis, cholelithiasis
  • Abdominal aortic aneurism
  • Urinary retention
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Procedural guidance: thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, pericardiocentesis, arthrocentesis, central line

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  • Normal thyroid lobes
  • Differentiate thyroid nodules, cysts, masses

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  • Urinary retention
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Pneumothorax, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion
  • Abscess vs cellulitis
  • Foreign body identification
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Gastroenterology/hepatology” tab_id=”1452956205375-b5607130-f486″][vc_column_text]

  • Normal hepatobiliary anatomy and blood flow
  • Liver masses, cysts, angiomas
  • Cholecystitis, choledocolithiasis, cholelithiasis
  • Ascites Bowel obstruction

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  • Rapid ultrasound for shock and hypotension, pneumothorax, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion
  • Heart failure
  • Pericardial effusion vs tamponade
  • Inferior vena cava evaluation for fluid resuscitation Increased intracranial pressure (optic nerve sheath diameter)
  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • Procedural guidance: thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, pericardiocentesis, central line

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Internal Medicine” tab_id=”1452956267462-5e789c2a-b009″][vc_column_text]

  • Pneumonia, pulmonary edema, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion
  • Heart failure
  • Abscess vs cellulitis
  • Procedural guidance: thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, pericardiocentesis, arthrocentesis, central line

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Neurology” tab_id=”1452956297818-7ae3f138-17de”][vc_column_text]

  • Carotid intimal thickness
  • Transcranial Doppler

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  • Intracranial pressure monitoring (optic nerve sheath diameter)

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  • Normal intrauterine pregnancy (crown-rump length, heart rate, biparietal diameter)
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Uterine, adnexal, and ovarian masses and cysts
  • Ovarian torsion
  • Fetal anomalies

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Opthalmology” tab_id=”1452956397140-fdd43f9a-b601″][vc_column_text]

  • Normal extraocular movement and pupillary response
  • Retinal detachment
  • Vitreous hemorrhage
  • Vitreous detachment
  • Lens dislocation
  • Retrobulbar hematoma
  • Masses
  • Foreign bodies

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Orthopedic Surgery” tab_id=”1452956424035-a5908d30-f82c”][vc_column_text]

  • Long bone fracture and post reduction
  • Shoulder dislocation and post reduction
  • Abscess vs cellulitis
  • Tendon and ligament disruption (Achilles/patellar)
  • Foreign body identification

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Pathology” tab_id=”1452956452452-e23e50c0-70be”][vc_column_text]

  • Ultrasound-guided biopsies

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Pediatrics” tab_id=”1452956453922-74b47002-ccf7″][vc_column_text]

  • Cellulitis vs abscess
  • Bladder volume before catheterization
  • Pneumonia
  • Skull fracture
  • Long bone fracture
  • Foreign body identification

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Radiology” tab_id=”1452956515787-20371f09-d4bb”][vc_column_text]

  • Normal abdominal viscera and blood flow
  • Appendicitis
  • Intussusception
  • Liver masses, cysts, angiomas
  • Cholecystitis, choledocolithiasis, cholelithiasis
  • Bladder retention
  • Testicular torsion, masses, cysts
  • Hydronephrosis, hydroureter
  • Aortic abnormalities

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”General/trauma surgery” tab_id=”1452956556640-f146faed-e236″][vc_column_text]

  • Focused assessment with sonography for trauma
  • Small-bowel obstruction
  • Appendicitis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Abscess vs cellulitis
  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Pulmonary contusion

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Urology/nephrology” tab_id=”1452956582890-f097c649-6b8e”][vc_column_text]

  • Bladder retention
  • Testicular torsion, masses, cysts
  • Hydronephrosis, hydroureter
  • Procedural guidance: prostate biopsy

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Vascular Surgery” tab_id=”1452956608462-d06568b7-41f7″][vc_column_text]

  • Normal vs abnormal arterial and venous flow
  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26764278

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