Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Assess Anuria in Children

Matthew D. Steimle, Jennifer Plumb, Howard M. Corneli

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Anuria in children may arise from a host of causes and is a frequent concern in the emergency department. This review focuses on differentiating common causes of obstructive and nonobstructive anuria and the role of point-of-care ultrasound in this evaluation. We discuss some indications and basic techniques for bedside ultrasound imaging of the urinary system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)544-548
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • anuria
  • diagnosis
  • evaluation
  • imaging
  • point-of-care ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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