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Modified BLUE Protocol Ultrasonography can diagnose thrombotic manifestations of COVID-19 with Normal lung Ultrasound
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  • Tamer Zaalouk,
  • zouheir Bitar,
  • Osama Maadarani,
  • Ragab Elshabasy
Tamer Zaalouk
Ahmadi Hospital
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zouheir Bitar
Ahmadi Hospital
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Osama Maadarani
Ahmadi Hospital
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Ragab Elshabasy
Kuwait Oil Company
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Abstract

COVID-19 infection can present with thrombotic manifestations like PE with no ultrasonographic evidence of lung parenchymal affection. BLUE protocol provides excellent step by step approach for diagnosis of acute dyspnoea. Adding FECHO to BLUE protocol complete the picture and help making solid diagnosis especially in sub-massive and massive PE

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

06 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
09 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
16 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
25 Jan 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
25 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
05 Feb 20211st Revision Received
27 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
27 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
27 Feb 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
03 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept