AAA thrombus

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto Measurement of the aorta should be made outer wall to outer wall in the transverse and longitudinal view. It is important to start as proximally as possible in the abdomen when examining the aorta. Most abdominal aortic aneurysms are infrarenal. Proximal aorta just below the SMA is 2.32 cm and millimeters inferior Read more about AAA thrombus[…]

The mystery of the falling haemoglobin

Images and text by Genevieve Carbonatto An 85 year old presented to our Emergency Department  with light headedness fatigue and SOB. BP 90 systolic on arrival , HR 100/min Bloods:  haemoglobin of 78g/l, creatinine of 172micromol/l  and  urea of 13.9mmol/l. Haemoglobin 3 weeks prior to admission 90g/l Past history of AAA endovascular repair 4 years ago, Read more about The mystery of the falling haemoglobin[…]