Internal Medicine

Confirm COVID-Induced Venous Thromboembolic Disease with Handheld Ultrasound

Watching for venous thromboembolic disease (VTE) in emergency rooms is common practice. With the presence of COVID-19, physicians are now reporting more VTEs, particularly in COVID patients in critical care. “One thing of note is that the clots may form directly in the lung of COVID patients,” said Dr. Shane Arishenkoff, an internal medicine physician at…

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Using Handheld Ultrasound to Diagnose Cardiac Complications in a 99-Year-Old Female

An original member of the Clarius medical advisory board, Dr. Shane Arishenkoff was one of the first physicians to use Clarius ultrasound. He routinely uses point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose difficult cases in his position as a general internist and point-of-care ultrasound lead for Vancouver General Hospital’s clinical teaching unit. We recently asked Dr. Arishenkoff to…

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Diagnosing Lung Complications Due to COVID-19 Using Handheld Ultrasound

There are now literally thousands of studies documenting the efficacy of using ultrasound for diagnosing complications related to COVID-19. Although CT combined with a PCR test is likely the best test for confirming COVID, ultrasound is a suitable alternative especially considering that ultrasound is typically easier and faster to access and does not expose the…

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Clarius at ACP 2017 in San Diego

Clarius is demonstrating our wireless ultrasound scanners at the the American College of Physicians’ Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego this week.  ACP 2017  is promoted as the nation’s largest gathering of practicing internists — bringing together more than 6,500 internal medicine specialists and sub specialists.  These physicians are eager to find new products and…

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