Ultrasound

A 31 year old male was brought to the local trauma center by EMS after being found in full arrest with stab wounds to the bilateral lower extremities and a significant amount of blood at the scene but no other obvious injuries. In the field he was pulseless and apneic, initial rhythm was an agonal PEA with […]

By Jason Naylor PA-C Doppler ultrasound (DUS) is the study of choice for evaluating testicular torsion. Various studies demonstrated a range of sensitivity from 80 – 98%, while specificity consistently remained between 97 – 100%1-3. DUS findings specific for testicular torsion are twisting of the spermatic cord, no central arterial flow of the affected testis, […]