The Renal Ultrasound Exam is used in the Emergency Department in the assessment of suspected renal colic.
Nikolaus Mayr explains how to identify a case of hydronephrosis from an ultrasound image of the kidneys.
Nikolaus Mayr explains how to identify the left and right kidneys on an ultrasound display and know where they are in relation to other anatomical landmarks around them.
Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound Essentials course with a video demonstrating the renal and bladder ultrasound examination to identify hydronephrosis.
A 38 year old woman presents with midcycle LIF pain. It is colicky and you are asked to scan her pelvis. Ultrasound Top 100 Cases
A 49 year old woman falls off her bike, she is stable and has an abrasion along her right flank. You can feel a mass in the RUQ and perform an EFAST scan.
This patient is presenting with 1 day of left flank pain that resolved in the emergency department. What does this image show? Does it explain the patient's pain?
Young male presents with severe sharp right flank pain radiating to the testicle. Just prior to the ultrasound his pain had resolved. What does the below image of the right kidney in longitudinal section show?
Ongoing right iliac fossa to right testicle intermittent sharp pain. What does this clip show? Now that you confirmed there is obstruction to the right renal draining system, you move to the bladder to check the common area calculi get…
Abrupt onset of right iliac fossa pain, persisting colicky pain overnight. What does this image show?
Sixty four year old female with right loin to groin pain. Urine analysis without hematuria. What does this image show?
This patient presented with left-sided abdominal pain radiating to his testicle. What does this image show?