An Introduction to VExUS
Accurate assessment of volume status is a perpetual challenge in medicine. The detection of right-sided venous congestion can be particularly difficult with traditional clinical and POCUS techniques; but often has significant pathologic consequences. Join Dr. Katie Wiskar to learn how to perform a VExUS exam – Venous Excess UltraSound – and see examples of how to incorporate this technique into your clinical practice.
Upon viewing this webinar, viewers will be able to provide better patient care by having a better understanding of how to:
Dr. Katie Wiskar is a General Internist at Vancouver General Hospital. She completed her core Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine fellowship at the University of British Columbia. She completed a year of POCUS fellowship, including 6 months of Critical Care Ultrasound fellowship at Western University in London. Her POCUS passions include VExUS and POCUS evaluation of volume status; all things echocardiography; and clinical integration of ultrasound findings. Outside of medicine, you can find her on the beach volleyball court, hiking in the mountains, or playing with her two sons.