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RESEARCH • Doppler Study of Portal Vein and Renal Venous Velocity Predict the Appropriate Fluid Response to Diuretic in ICU: A Prospective Observational Echocardiographic Evaluation.

There has been a growing interest in the diagnosis and treatment of fluid overload and venous congestion in recent years. Fluid overload implies peripheral edema but also could result in pulmonary edema and venous congestion, which can alter tissue perfusion.  Several studies have shown an associat...
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Effect of an Ultrasound-First Clinical Decision (CD) Tool in Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Nephrolithiasis: A Randomized Trial

The author concluded that implementation of the US-first CDS tool resulted in lower CT use for ED patients with suspected nephrolithiasis, and promoted US use without increasing costs, ED revisits, or additional CT scans performed during ED revisits......
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Original Article: Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Detection of Hydronephrosis in Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Renal Colic.

Renal colic is a common presentation in the emergency department (ED), leading to significant utilization of resources, including advanced imaging as well as direct and indirect costs related to patient care and lost work time......
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