Ultrasound: Evaluation of the spleen in trauma

The team at Medmastery fresh from a second Comenius Award from the Society for Pedagogy, Information and Media (GPI) are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.

First we take a dive into the Abdominal Ultrasound Essentials course and review strategies to ultrasound the appendix and help identify appendicitis with the help of ultrasound imaging.

Further Reading

“I initially set out to study informatics and analytical math, my career path took a turn while working in a radiology department sorting films. My newly discovered fascination with medicine—specifically radiology—eventually led me to the Barmherzige Bruder Hospital where I am currently the chief radiology resident and where my passion for medicine and teaching continues to grow.


Nikolaus Mayr, MD

Chief Resident of Radiology, Department of Radiology, and Nuclear Medicine, Salzburg.


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MedMastery courses and workshops are fully CME accredited providing US (AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM) and European (ECMECs) CME credits. Members can download their CME certificates upon successful completion of activities. Register now for a free trial and check it out!

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