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POCUS beyond fellowship: a 19 y/o with Abdominal Pain- a case from a former fellow!
November 18, 2019
All, This case comes from a recent graduate from our fellowship, Karthik Vadamalai, MD. He is building his own POCUS program at his new institute. He continues to follow our blog- as I hope our current fellows will continue to do…read more...
Non-functional arterial line?
November 11, 2019
Hey everyone, Here is another post for our CCM POCUS Blog. This one comes from Zachary Rhinehart, MD. He was providing care to a 60's-year-old M, transferred for a right MCA ischemic CVA. Pressors were started to maintain a MAP > 65.…read more...
Altered Mental Status, End Stage Liver Disease and a Distended Abdomen
October 03, 2019
Hey everyone! Time for another CCM POCUS post. For this one, we’ll be looking below the diaphragm for a change! ;) This one comes from Ben Smith, on his CCM POCUS rotation. He was asked to help scan a patient with end…read more...
Cyanotic 5-week-old with failure to thrive
August 31, 2019
Hey everyone, Here is our next CCM POCUS. This one comes again comes from our Pediatric side, on behalf of our CCM POCUS fellow (Tim Kaselitz) as well as being diagnosed by Todd Sower (a pediatric cardiologist & intensivist). 5-week-old patient…read more...
Button battery , tracheo-esophageal fistula, acute hypoxia & POCUS!
August 18, 2019
Welcome back to the MCCTP POCUS blog! This next case comes from Tim Kaselitz and Neil Munjal (from our Pediatric side!) Review the case & post your thoughts, replies and comments! I'll post the follow up on Friday 8/23! 22-month-old previously healthy girl who was admitted to…read more...
Worsening Shock, some classic POCUS
August 04, 2019
Hey everyone! Welcome to the first CCM POCUS case of the 2019-2020 academic year. This case comes from a recent Presby Call night. I was called to the bedside of a patient with increasing pressor requirements. For the sake of the…read more...
Shock with increasing pressors
April 26, 2019
Hey everyone! We have a new blog post (not a spam email!!) from Karthik Vadamalai for a patient he was treating one evening. Here is the case scenario: "87-year-old male with h/o HTN, chronic a-fib on Coumadin presented with progressive shortness of…read more...
US guided ECMO placement
March 04, 2019
Hey everyone! Welcome back to another case for our CCM POCUS blog! This is another interesting & very cool case from our Med/Peds POCUS enthusiast: Tim Kaselitz. Case: A 2-year-old, previously healthy girl presented with viral PNA secondary to human metapneumovirus with superimposed…read more...
Shock - POCUS to the rescue!
January 25, 2019


It has been too long since we’ve posted to the CCM POCUS Blog! I’ve been waiting on the new website construction to be completed… but can’t wait anymore ;) Especially with all the great cases our fellows have…read more...

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