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  1. Transcranial color-coded sonography (TCCS) has proved to be a fast and reliable tool for the detection of middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusions in a hospital setting. In this feasibility study on prehospital...

    Authors: Moriz Herzberg, Sandra Boy, Thilo Hölscher, Michael Ertl, Markus Zimmermann, Karl-Peter Ittner, Josef Pemmerl, Hendrik Pels, Ulrich Bogdahn and Felix Schlachetzki
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2014 6:3
  2. Clinician-performed ultrasound has become a widely utilized tool in emergency medicine and is a mandatory component of the residency curricula. We aimed to assess the effect of personalized peer-comparison fee...

    Authors: Dorothea Hempel, Emanuele Pivetta and Heidi H Kimberly
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2014 6:1
  3. The diagnosis of pneumothorax with a bedside lung ultrasound is a powerful methodology. The conventional lung ultrasound examination consists of a step-by-step procedure targeted towards the detection of four ...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Enrico Boero, Valerio Stefanone and Enrico Storti
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:10
  4. Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is currently not a universal component of curricula for medical undergraduate and postgraduate training. We designed and assessed a simulation-based PoCUS training program for ...

    Authors: Adam R Parks, Paul Atkinson, Glenn Verheul and Denise LeBlanc-Duchin
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:9
  5. Bone loss has been documented in adults in intensive care wards. Children admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICU) are also exposed to many potential risk factors for bone loss such as immobilization,...

    Authors: Ayelet Zerem, Francis B Mimouni, Elie Picard and Sarit Shahroor
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:8
  6. Non traumatic gastrointestinal emergencies in the children and neonatal patient is a dilemma for the radiologist in the emergencies room and they presenting characteristics ultrasound features on the longitudi...

    Authors: Paolo Fonio, Francesco Coppolino, Anna Russo, Alfredo D’Andrea, Antonella Giannattasio, Alfonso Reginelli, Roberto Grassi and Eugenio Annibale Genovese
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  7. To evaluate the accuracy of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of acute calculous cholecystitis in comparison with other imaging modalities.

    Authors: Antonio Pinto, Alfonso Reginelli, Lucio Cagini, Francesco Coppolino, Antonio Amato Stabile Ianora, Renata Bracale, Melchiore Giganti and Luigia Romano
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S11

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  8. Acute vascular emergencies can arise from direct traumatic injury to the vessel or be spontaneous (non-traumatic).

    Authors: Eugenio Annibale Genovese, Paolo Fonio, Chiara Floridi, Monica Macchi, Anna Maccaferri, Antonio Amato Stabile Ianora, Lucio Cagini and Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  9. In the assessment of polytrauma patient, an accurate diagnostic study protocol with high sensitivity and specificity is necessary. Computed Tomography (CT) is the standard reference in the emergency for evalua...

    Authors: Lucio Cagini, Sabrina Gravante, Corrado Maria Malaspina, Elviro Cesarano, Melchiorre Giganti, Alberto Rebonato, Paolo Fonio and Michele Scialpi
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  10. The acute scrotum is a medical emergency . The acute scrotum is defined as scrotal pain, swelling, and redness of acute onset. Scrotal abnormalities can be divided into three groups , which are extra-testicula...

    Authors: Alfredo D’Andrea, Francesco Coppolino, Elviro Cesarano, Anna Russo, Salvatore Cappabianca, Eugenio Annibale Genovese, Paolo Fonio and Luca Macarini
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  11. Intestinal ischemia is an abdominal emergency that accounts for approximately 2% of gastrointestinal illnesses. It represents a complex of diseases caused by impaired blood perfusion to the small and/or large ...

    Authors: A Reginelli, EA Genovese, S Cappabianca, F Iacobellis, D Berritto, P Fonio, F Coppolino and R Grassi
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  12. Acute abdomen is a medical emergency, in which there is sudden and severe pain in abdomen of recent onset with accompanying signs and symptoms that focus on an abdominal involvement. It can represent a wide sp...

    Authors: Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Susanna Guerrini, Nevada Cioffi Squitieri, Lucio Cagini, Luca Macarini, Francesco Coppolino, Melchiore Giganti and Luca Volterrani
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  13. Acute diverticulitis (AD) results from inflammation of a colonic diverticulum. It is the most common cause of acute left lower-quadrant pain in adults and represents a common reason for acute hospitalization, ...

    Authors: Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Nevada Cioffi Squitieri, Susanna Guerrini, Amato Antonio Stabile Ianora, Lucio Cagini, Luca Macarini, Melchiore Giganti and Luca Volterrani
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  14. Gastrointestinal tract perforations can occur for various causes such as peptic ulcer, inflammatory disease, blunt or penetrating trauma, iatrogenic factors, foreign body or a neoplasm that require an early re...

    Authors: FF Coppolino, G Gatta, G Di Grezia, A Reginelli, F Iacobellis, G Vallone, M Giganti and EA Genovese
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  15. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the color Doppler twinkling sign could be considered as an additional diagnostic feature of small renal lithiasis (_5mm).

    Authors: Gianfranco Vallone, Giuseppina Napolitano, Paolo Fonio, Gabriele Antinolfi, Antonio Romeo, Luca Macarini, Eugenio Annibale Genovese and Luca Brunese
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  16. Ultrasound is a widely used technique in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis; nevertheless, its utilization still remains controversial.

    Authors: Fabio Pinto, Antonio Pinto, Anna Russo, Francesco Coppolino, Renata Bracale, Paolo Fonio, Luca Macarini and Melchiorre Giganti
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1