Common Ultrasound Measurements

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QPATH Instructions

Required Ultrasound Views

  • Echo: 2 views, IVC plus lung 2 windows. Assess 5 E’s (Effusion, EF, Enlargement of RV, Exit, Entrance)
  • AAA: upper, mid aorta and bifurcation in transverse view, with outside to outside measurement, one saggital view fanning through
  • Renal: long and short view of both kidneys, and transverse and saggital view of the bladder
  • Ocular: transverse and saggital views, fanning through and kinetic exam in each view
  • Gallbladder: GB in long and short axis, measurement of wall (preferably in short axis), ideally with CBD measurement
  • Thoracic: anterior lung windows bilaterally, RUQ and LUQ to assess for pleural effusion
  • DVT: common femoral vein at the femerosaphenous junction, proximal deep and superficial femoral vein, popliteal vein, trifurcation (if trifurcation cannot be visualized, scan a 10 cm range in the popliteal region)