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Table 2 Distribution of the imaging studies done for the patients sample according to the indications for the imaging studies (NB: 11 follow-up sonographic studies were done for 8 patients)

From: Diagnostic value of abdominal sonography in confirmed COVID-19 intensive care patients

Indications ICU patients Remarkable examinations Unremarkable Total number of examinations (n = 41)
U/S examination
 Increase liver function tests 13 18 3 21 (51.2%)
 Abdominal pain 2 3   3 (7.3%)
 Abdominal distention 3 3   3 (7.3%)
 Suspected sepsis 2 2   2 (4.8%)
 Increase renal function tests 5 4 2 6 (14.6%)
 Palpable abdominal swelling 1 1   1 (2.4%)
 Decrease hemoglobin 4 3 2 5 (12.1%)