A Potential Pitfall in POCUS of the Gallbladder: Beware of the Duodenum

Fan J. Yang, MD; Brian Kohen, MD; Sowmya Sanapala, MD; Michael Halperin, MD MPH – It is estimated that 20 million people in the United States have gallbladder disease. Of the patients who present to the Emergency Department (ED) with abdominal pain, 3-10% have acute cholecystitis.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Colon Cancer

Weihao Chen, MBBS (Spore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med); Readon Teh, MBBS (Spore), MRCP (UK); Absar Qurishi, MBBS (Chittagong), MRCP (UK) – We present a case of a 64-year-old gentleman for whom point of care ultrasound (POCUS) expedited the diagnosis and subsequent early treatment of colon adenocarcinoma.

The Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pilonidal Sinus Disease

Hadiel Kaiyasah, CABS FACS ESCP; Lamis Abufool, MBBS; Labib Al Ozaibi, CABS ESCP – Pilonidal sinus is a common problem encountered in proctology clinics. It has a wide spectrum of clinical picture ranging from a single asymptomatic pit to a more complex disease with multiple sinuses and secondary openings.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Detect Dilated Coronary Sinus in Adults

Zouheir I. Bitar FRCPuk, EDEC; Mohamad Abdelfatah MD; Ossama Sajeh Maadarani, FRCP; Muath Alanbaei, MD; Rashed Juma Al Hamdan, MD – Detecting dilated coronary sinus when assessing patients in an acute emergency with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is important for differential diagnosis, including the detection of persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) and right ventricular dysfunction.