Category: Cases

Ultrasound case presentations

Why won’t the catheter drain? Part 2

If you have read the first of these two posts you can find it here. At first glance the catheter appears to be lying outside the bladder. Flushing the catheter whilst scanning the pelvis...

Why won’t the catheter drain?

An elderly male patient presents because his catheter isn’t draining. He has had a urethral catheter for many months. It had stopped draining two days previously and was changed by a district nurse. There...

Whats going on in this cardiac arrest? Part 2

This post provides the explanation to the video posted yesterday- click here if you haven’t looked at that post yet. The patient was a 56 year old male who arrived in the ED in...