Applications of perioperative and critical care ultrasound

  • Julián Esteban Quintana Puerta Universidad CES, Chairman of Academic Comittee of Sociedad Antioqueña de Anestesiología, Medellín
Keywords: Ultrasonics, Anesthesia, Conduction, Ultrasonography, Pain, Vascular Access Devices


As an extension to the physical exam, point of care ultrasonography is a tool with multiple applications. Widely used for regional anesthesia, there is not enough diffusion among anesthesiologist of the multiple possibilities that echography gives to them. This article was written to help spreading the multiple applications that ultrasound has in anesthesia, critical care and pain management.


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Quintana Puerta JE. Applications of perioperative and critical care ultrasound. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2014 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];42(2):114-6. Available from:


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Quintana Puerta JE. Applications of perioperative and critical care ultrasound. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2014 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];42(2):114-6. Available from:


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