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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN CHILDREN • Doppler Echocardiographic Features of Pulmonary Vein Stenosis in Ex-Preterm Children

PVS in children causes significant morbidity and mortality (estimated 3-year survival rate of 43%). While diagnosis can be made with computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, cardiac catheterization, and echocardiography, only echocardiography which has the advantage of low cost and good saf...
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ORIGINAL RESEARCH • Diagnostic Utility of Point of Care Ultrasound in Identifying Cervical Spine Injury in Emergency Settings

CT scan has emerged as a good screening tool in C-spine injury due to its high negative predictive value. However, in a hemodynamically unstable trauma patient, many clinical guidelines do not recommend CT scan, which results in delayed clearance of C-spine in these unstable patients.......
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SHORT COMMUNICATION • Design and Comparison of a Hybrid to a Traditional In-Person Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) reduces procedural complications, improves diagnostic accuracy, and increases provider and patient satisfaction. In addition, the availability of less expensive ultrasound devices and the increasing accessibility of training programs have facilitated the growth of PO...
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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS • Serial Assessment of Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion Is Associated with Death or Lung Transplant in Children with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the pediatric population may be classified as primary/idiopathic or may be associated with congenital heart (CHD) or lung disease. Over time, right ventricular (RV) function determines morbidity and mortality......
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PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE • Pregnancy and Labor Epidural Effects on Gastric Emptying: A Prospective Comparative Study

The goal of this study was to determine and compare the gastric emptying after intake of a standardized light meal in women in labor with epidural analgesia, women in labor without epidural analgesia, pregnant women not in labor, and nonpregnant women using a reliable, noninvasive ultrasound tool......
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REVIEW & ANALYSIS • Incidence of Gastrointestinal Bleeding after Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients with Gastroesophageal Varices: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is an important diagnostic procedure that is specifically useful in patients with advanced cirrhosis since this group of patients frequently has cirrhotic cardiomyopathy with varying degrees of heart failure......
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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION: Early Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Assessment for Medical Patients Reduces Time to Appropriate Treatment: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has proven to be an effective tool that narrows the differential diagnosis among patients presenting with chest pain and dyspnea, which can help achieve the correct diagnosis faster......
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IMAGES IN CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND • A Rare Case of Left Ventricular Noncompaction in LEOPARD Syndrome

Transthoracic echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging revealed left ventricular noncompaction* and skin biopsy had no evidence of malignancies. Finally, other disease with hyper-pigmented skin lesions including Addison’s disease, hemochromatosis, and hyperthyroidism, were excluded....
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ARTICLE REVIEW • Ultrasound-Enhancing Agents and Associated Adverse Reactions: A Potential Connection to the COVID-19 Vaccines?

The authors report of adverse reactions after administration of Lumason and Definity across three echocardiography laboratories within the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) from 2019 to 2021......
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