Lucas Barboza, BSc; Rob Tanzola, MD, FRCPC – Deployment of stent-grafts and other endovascular devices is a common technique for various vascular repair procedures. Induced, transient, periods of hypotension are essential to the precise deployment of a device as this minimizes displacement that can result from high pressure aortic flow.
Michael Freilich, MD; Benjamin Galen, MD; Deborah Schwartz, MD – Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a useful tool for the evaluation of soft tissue masses. We present the case of a patient with a mass on his forehead initially thought to be a slowly resolving hematoma.
David J McCreary, MBBS MRCPCH PgC US; Salmah Lashhab, MBChB MRCPCH – A 5 month old girl presented to the Paediatric Emergency Department with a rapidly growing neck mass over 24 hours. She was systemically well and otherwise asymptomatic.
Mariela Skendi , MD, MSc; Roxane Liard , MD, MSc; Charlotte Besacier , MD; Jean-Michel Correas , MD, PhD; Sohela Moussaoui , MD, MSc; Julie Chastang , MD, MSc; Gladys Ibanez , MD, PhD – The main objective of this study is the evaluation of the accuracy and reliability of a handheld point of care ultrasound device (POCUS-hd) for intrauterine pregnancy (IUP) detection compared to comprehensive reference transabdominal ultrasound (TU).
Salman Naeem, MBBS, Dip IMC, PG Cert Medical ultrasound; Christopher Edmunds, MBChB, FRCEM, FFICM, FIMC2; Thomas Hirst, MA, MBBS, MSc, Dip IMC; Julia Williams, PhD, BSc FCPara FEA4; Amir Alzarrad; James Ronaldson; Jon Barrat, RAMC, FRCEM, FIMC, DMCC; East Anglian Air Ambulance Research, Audit, Innovation and Development (RAID) Group; PreHospital Trainee Operated Research Network (PHOTON) – Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has become a common practice in prehospital care over the last 10 years. There is lack of literature on its use and governance structure in United Kingdom (UK) prehospital care services.
Katie Rong, MD; Grace Lee, BS; Meghan Kelly Herbst, MD – Implementation of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in undergraduate medical education (UME) has increased due to a growing appreciation for its value to students as a tool for learning anatomy, enhancing data acquisition during the physical exam, and formulating a diagnosis.
Siddharth Bhattacharjee, MBBS, MRCP (UK); Richa D. Jain, MD; Lokesh Bathala, DM; Anuradha HK, DM; Vijay K. Sharma, MD – Cervical duplex ultrasonography (CDU) is a simple, non-invasive, portable technique, that provides valuable high-quality visual information about the integrity of the carotid and vertebral vessels, plaque morphology and flow hemodynamics.
Joseph R. Brown, MD; Andrew J. Goldsmith, MD, MBA; Alexis LaPietra DO, FACEP; Jose L. Zeballos, MD; Kamen V. Vlassakov, MD; Alexander B. Stone, MD; R. Starr Knight, MD; Jennifer Carnell, MD; Arun Nagdev, MD – Acute pain is one of the most frequent, and yet one of the most challenging, complaints physicians encounter in the emergency department (ED). Currently, opioids are one of several pain medications given for acute pain, but given the long-term side effects and potential for abuse, alternative pain regimens are sought.