Lung Ultrasound and Pneumonia
A Rapid Screening Test and Monitoring Tool
We will cover the use of Vet BLUE® lung ultrasound for the rapid detection of pneumonia, a most timely topic with COVID-19.
-Understand the basic orientation and artifacts of lung ultrasound
-Understand its advantages as a first line screening test
-Understand its use for detecting and tracking pneumonia cases
Dr. Gregory Lisciandro, DABVP, DACVECC
Dr. Gregory Lisciandro, DABVP, DACVECC, received his DVM, Cornell, completed an internship, The Animal Medical Center, New York City, and emergency and critical care residency, Emergency Pet Center, San Antonio Texas. He is an ACVECC At-large Regent, and a member of the ACVECC Education Guidelines, Student Certification, and Scientific Committees. He has been practicing for approximately 28-years with about half in general practice and half in emergency and critical care, most recently as Chief of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Emergency Pet Center. Currently, he is a consultant for Hill Country Veterinary Specialists, President of the International Veterinary Point-of-care Ultrasound Society (www.IVPOCUS.org); CEO of FASTVet.com, specializing in Global FAST® and point-of-care ultrasound training; editor and chapter author of the textbook Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, He has lectured and directed scanning workshops around the world and continues to lead in publishing clinically relevant, point-of-care and FAST ultrasound research.