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Point-of-care Echocardiography in Critically Ill COVID-19 Infected Patients: Will it Change the Management?

Krishna P Gourav, Sunder Lal Negi, Indranil Biswas, Subhrashis G Niyogi, Goverdhan Dutt Puri, Kulbhushan Saini

Keywords : COVID-19, Chest X-ray, Point-of-care echocardiography

Citation Information : Gourav KP, Negi SL, Biswas I, Niyogi SG, Puri GD, Saini K. Point-of-care Echocardiography in Critically Ill COVID-19 Infected Patients: Will it Change the Management?. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2020; 8 (1):6-11.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1110

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Abstract

Personal protective measures make traditional clinical examination difficult in the context of the novel coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Point-of-care ultrasound and echocardiography may ably complement clinical examination and allow optimal management of COVID-19 as well as coexisting comorbidities. Here, the authors describe a series of cases illustrating the same and discuss how point-of-care echocardiography can be expediently and safely implemented.


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