Handheld Lung Ultrasound to Detect COVID-19 Pneumonia in Inpatients: A Prospective Cohort Study

Thomas F. Heyne; Kay Negishi; Daniel S. Choi; Ahad A. Al Saud; Lucas X. Marinacci; Patrick Y. Smithedajkul; Lily R. Devaraj; Brent P. Little; Dexter P. Mendoza; Efren J. Flores; Milena Petranovic; Steven P. Toal; Hamid Shokoohi; Andrew S. Liteplo; Benjamin P. Geisler – Even as newer viral variants have proven less deadly than the initial waves, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to affect our world. Although critical to mitigate the spread of disease, rapid and accurate diagnosis of COVID-19 can be challenging.

Recovery of Severe Acute Kidney Injury in a Patient with COVID-19: Role of Lung Ultrasonography

Varun Madireddy, MD; Daniel W. Ross, MD MPH; Deepa A. Malieckal, MD; Shamir Hasan, DO;  Azzour Hazzan, MD;  Hitesh H. Shah, MD – Acute kidney injury (AKI) is recognized as a complication of COVID-19 among hospitalized patients. Lung ultrasonography (LUS) can be a useful tool in the management of COVID-19 pneumonia when interpreted correctly. However, the role of LUS in management of severe AKI in the setting of COVID-19 remains to be defined.

Role of Point of Care Ultrasonography in Patients with COVID-19 Associated Acute Kidney Injury

Daniel W. Ross, MD; Zubair Hasan, MD – The severe acute respiratory virus covariate-2 (SARS CoV-2) that causes Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected more than 194 million people worldwide and has attributed to or caused more than 4 million deaths. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of COVID-19. Point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) can be a useful tool for the nephrologist.