Case 4 Ectopic pregnancy

Images Micky Fiorentino Triage: A 46 year old lady presented to the Emergency department after being referred by the early pregnancy assessment clinic for  an ectopic pregnancy and admission under O and G. She is 11 weeks pregnant. It is an IVF pregnancy. She is hemodynamically stable and is not complaining of abdominal pain. This is Read more about Case 4 Ectopic pregnancy[…]

Case 1: Focussed Echo in Life Support(FELS)

CASE 1 (Case and images courtesy of Jay Perera, text Jay Perera and Genevieve Carbonatto) Triage: 30F presents with 2/7 of worsening palpitations, worse post Salbutamol. She has a history  of PTSD and anxiety. HR 78 regular. Further history: 3 years of fatigue and lethargy Complains of intermittent palpitations and dyspnoea. Trialled on Salbutamol by Read more about Case 1: Focussed Echo in Life Support(FELS)[…]


Images James Dent An 80 year old had an unsuccessful cannulation for a CT scan. 4 days later she presented with bruising and tenderness of the left antecubital fossa  and a palpable pulsating mass. This is the US of the area B mode sonography shows a large pseudoaneurysm . The aneurysm is connected to the Read more about Pseudoaneurysm[…]

Biliary Quiz

Questions Robyn Boman/Genevieve Carbonatto 1. What is the sonographic appearance of adenomyomatosis? 2. What is the normal thickness of the gallbladder and what are some causes of GB wall thickening? 3. Describe the sonographic appearance of sludge in the gallbladder and the differential diagnoses. 4. Describe the appearance of a fatty liver  optimisation of an Read more about Biliary Quiz[…]

Aorta Quiz

All answers are directly  from the article  Jan 20, 2015 – Recommendations for echocardiographic chamber quantification were last published in 2005 by the American Society of. Echocardiography 1.How do you measure the LVOT diameter  or aortic annulus ? 2. How do you measure the aortic root? 3. What determines the size of the aortic root? Read more about Aorta Quiz[…]