Use of a Smartphone-Based Augmented Reality Video Conference App to Remotely Guide a Point of Care Ultrasound Examination

Diagnostics (Basel). 2019 Oct 24;9(4):159. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics9040159.


Reports on the use of various smartphone-based video conference applications to guide point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) examinations in resource-limited settings have been described. However, the use of an augmented reality-enabled smartphone video conference application in this same manner has not been described. Presented is a case in which such as application was used to remotely guide a point of care ultrasound examination.

Keywords: augmented reality; point of care ultrasound; telemedicine.

Publication types

  • Case Reports