Testicular/Scrotal Doppler Protocol

Protocol image sequence (Right side only repeat images on left testis for complete protocol). Transverse Begin in transverse what’s know colloquially as the “twins” view. This view is great for determining quickly symmetry, position and echotexture. With color doppler you can determine whether there is testicular torsion. In cases of undescended testis you can show… Read More Testicular/Scrotal Doppler Protocol

Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Intracranial Hemorrhage of Prematurity Intraventricular hemorrhages aka Germinal Matrix/Subependymal bleeds are believed to happen due to poor autoregulation of premature infants, sudden changes in pressure or oxygen saturation can cause sudden reperfusion which ruptures of the tiny delicate vessels within the germinal matrix Etiologic Factors Prevalence Most of the Bleeds occur earlyDay 1 50%Day 2… Read More Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Chest and Lung Ultrasound

Thoracic ultrasound is used to image the lung, pleura and soft tissues. Lung ultrasound is particularly useful in critically ill patients and patients with infectious respiratory conditions like pneumonia. Conditions Readily assessed with lung ultrasound: pleural effusion pneumonia pneumothorax pulmonary edema Protocol Using a linear, sector or small curvilnear transducer, divide the chest into parasternal,… Read More Chest and Lung Ultrasound

Covid-19

Given the pandemic status and constant coverage along with countries closing down, it is certain most of you have heard of Covid-19. As healthcare workers including sonographers, radiographers, physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, phlebotomists etc… We may come in contact or be affected by this pathogen. So what is Covid-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an… Read More Covid-19