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  1. Iatrogenic, postcatheterization pseudoaneurysms (PSA) of the femoral artery are a common complication after diagnostic and interventional procedures, with up to 7.7% incidence. Treatment includes surgical repa...

    Authors: Jurica Juranic, Alen Protic, Jadranko Sokolic and Alan Sustic

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:84

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. A 62-year-old woman presented to the emergency department (ED) with a chief complaint of 3 weeks of progressively worsening shortness of breath. Her physical examination was normal, except for tachypnea. Her l...

    Authors: David C. Riley, Aaron Hultgren, David Merino and Samuel Gerson

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:81

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. Interscalene brachial plexus block is a common regional anesthesia method for upper extremity surgery. A rare complication of this procedure is dyspnea secondary to phrenic nerve palsy and hemidiaphragm paraly...

    Authors: Danielle M. Minett, Jason E. Nace and Jason T. Nomura

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:76

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. A few authors have published articles on unusual cases of internal hernias; however, there are no reports in the literature of a hernia arising from a right-sided retroperitoneal defect resulting in the incarc...

    Authors: Charlotte Derr and Matthew Fucarino

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:75

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Radiography is the standard observation tool for examining orthopaedic injuries. Point-of-care ultrasonography may thus be a faster, non-invasive alternative to effectively identify bone fractures in the emerg...

    Authors: Tej Prakash Sinha, Sudeep Kumar, Sanjeev Bhoi, Ankur Goswami, Amit Bhasin, Radhakrishna Ramchandani, Mahaveer Singh Rodha and Vinay Gulati

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:67

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. Non-invasiveness and instantaneous diagnostic capability are prominent features of the use of echocardiography in critical care. Sepsis and septic shock represent complex situations where early hemodynamic ass...

    Authors: Gabriele Via, Susanna Price and Enrico Storti

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:69

    Content type: Review Article

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  7. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and echocardiographic findings in patients with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart diseases (RHD) and to compare echocardiographic findings with ...

    Authors: Tovuudorj Bolormaa and Chimedregzen Tsogtochir

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:72

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. Physical examination and laboratory testing lack sufficient accuracy to distinguish cholecystitis from cholelithiasis. As a result, imaging studies are often required to safely disposition patients presenting ...

    Authors: Mathew Nelson, Adam Ash, Christopher Raio and Michael Zimmerman

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:71

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  9. Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) is commonly used to detect intra-peritoneal blood as part of the evaluation of trauma patients. In our level 1 trauma center, mid-level providers (MLPs) per...

    Authors: Virgil W. Davis, J. Michael Wallace, Matthew T. Ahern, Matthew S. Dawson, Deborah F. Battaglia, Kelly L. Sherwood, Steve A. Sugerman, Michael P. Mallin and Troy E. Madsen

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:70

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  10. A 22-year-old female presented with the complaint of vaginal bleeding 1 week after a positive pregnancy test. An emergency department bedside transvaginal ultrasound revealed an early intrauterine pregnancy (I...

    Authors: Chad E. Roline, William G. Heegaard and Karen S. Anderson

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:68

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. The purpose of this study was to compare if non-physician, inexperienced ultrasound subjects can take quality diagnostic images after watching a brief educational video and using reference cue cards (autonomou...

    Authors: Kathleen O’Connell, Antonio J. Bouffard, Andrew Vollman, Rosario Mercado-Young, Ashot E. Sargsyan, Ilan Rubinfeld and Scott A. Dulchavsky

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:62

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. A 41-year-old Cuban man with Down syndrome and mental retardation was brought to the Emergency Department for episodes of worsening shortness of breath over one day. Bedside color Doppler ultrasound subcostal ...

    Authors: David C. Riley, Inho Kim, Dana Sacco and Tony Rosen

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:61

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. This case report describes a woman presenting after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with several cardiac anomalies, including a form fruste of Ebstein's anomaly complicated by a large tricuspid valve vegetation...

    Authors: Samuel M. Brown, Dylan V. Miller, Daniel Vezina, Nathan C. Dean and Colin K. Grissom

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:59

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. A review of the development and implementation of a 4-year medical student integrated ultrasound curriculum is presented. Multiple teaching and assessment modalities are discussed as well as results from testi...

    Authors: Richard A. Hoppmann, Victor V. Rao, Mary Beth Poston, Duncan B. Howe, Patrick S. Hunt, Stanley D. Fowler, Lance E. Paulman, James R. Wells, Nancy A. Richeson, Paul V. Catalana, Lynn K. Thomas, L. Britt Wilson, Thomas Cook, Shaun Riffle, Francis H. Neuffer, James B. McCallum…

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:52

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. A 49-year-old woman with HIV and remote tobacco use presented with fever and 2 months of progressive dyspnea. A chest radiograph showed a right upper lobe pneumonia and treatment for community-acquired pneumon...

    Authors: Mikaela Chilstrom and Michael B. Stone

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:41

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. The purpose of this article is to provide a practical review of common ultrasound (US) findings in patients presenting with acute scrotal pain.

    Authors: Matthew T. Heller, Antonio Fargiano, Scott Rudzinski and Nathan Johnson

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:43

    Content type: Review Article

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  17. A 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) from her optometrists office for further evaluation of reported papilledema. The patient was otherwise asymptomatic. A CT scan was performed in t...

    Authors: Robert P. Rifenburg and Joseph J. Williams

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:36

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. B-lines are vertical echogenic artifacts seen on lung ultrasound that allow bedside diagnosis of pulmonary edema. The BLUE protocol, published by Lichtenstein and Mezière, suggests that cardiogenic pulmonary e...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Vicki E. Noble, Andrew Liteplo and Luciano Cardinale

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:37

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. A new category of handheld devices has recently emerged that are even smaller than current portable models, with their main advantages being increased portability and affordability relative to their counterpar...

    Authors: Mark J. Ault and Bradley T. Rosen

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:31

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  20. A 75-year-old man with a 150-pack-year smoking history presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, cough with white sputum and right-sided chest...

    Authors: David C. Riley, Cini Thayil and David R. Anthony

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:32

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. To evaluate the correlation between the internal jugular vein (IJV) collapsibility index and hypovolemia in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, using point of care ultrasound imaging.

    Authors: Keith Killu, Victor Coba, Yung Huang, Tanja Andrezejewski and Scott Dulchavsky

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:34

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. An 86-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department after falling and being unable to get up. Her physical exam revealed massive abdominal distention and spider angiomata suspicious for possible ascites.

    Authors: Mikaela Chilstrom, Jyoti Elavunkal and Michael B. Stone

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:29

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. This is a case of a healthy 61-year-old man with acute onset of dyspnea and atrial flutter where bedside emergency ultrasound was used to identify a classic echocardiographic finding called the “McConnell sign...

    Authors: Michael M. Liao, Jonathan Theoret, Elisa M. Dannemiller, Catherine Erickson, Geoffrey E. Sanz and John L. Kendall

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:28

    Content type: Case Report

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