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Finding Fluid

Pelvis

Pelvis - Transverse


pelvic ultrasound sensor position

Narration

So in addition to the left and right upper quadrants, we can look into the pelvis to see peritoneal fluid. Typically we will start with a transverse view, with the indicator towards the patient’s right and right over the symphysis pubis scanning down and you will see fluid here, but it is the bladder so there’s a full bladder of black fluid and you’ll notice its encapsulated and not tracking into those crevasses that we talk about with free fluid.


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