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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:UNDER REVIEW

06 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
09 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
16 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned