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SP33.1 Basic cardiac ultrasound for anaesthesiologists
  1. Lars Knudsen
  1. Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark


Point-of-Care ultrasound (POCUS) has due to the portability, simplicity and excellent image quality of modern ultrasound equipment become a highly relevant skill for all anesthesiologists to better evaluate patients in the perioperative period and help diagnose and manage relevant complications.

The presentation will demonstrate how ultrasound can be used to answer relevant cardiac focused questions necessary for critical decision-making in the perioperative setting.

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