University of Cincinnati

Research

Abstracts

Adhikari S, Fiorello A, Stolz L, Jones T. High Frequency Transducers for Point-of-care Ultrasonography Applications: What is the Optimal Frequency Range? Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Denver, Colorado, Oct 8-11, 2012

Stolz L, Thompson M, Hawbaker N, Adhikari S. Can physical exam findings diagnose pericardial effusion? Presented at the Annual Western Regional meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, March 14-15, 2013.

Stolz L, O’Brien K, Adhikari S, Blaivas M. An Analysis of Lawsuits Related to Bedside Ultrasound Performed by Emergency Physicians. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 14-18, 2013.

Stolz L, Thompson M, Hawbaker N, Adhikari S. Can emergency physicians diagnose pericardial effusion? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 14-18, 2013.

Mosier J, Stolz L, Fiorello A, Bloom J, Adhikari S. A Collaborative Approach to a Novel, Goal Directed Echocardiography Training for Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Physicians for Management of Patients in Shock. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 14-18, 2013.

Stolz L, Stolz U, Farrell I, Adhikari S. The use of ultrasonography to aid peripheral IV access: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 14-18, 2013.

Amini R, Stolz L, Adhikari S. A Novel Clear Ballistics Gel Phantom For Ultrasound Training. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 14-18, 2013.

Stolz L, Thompson M, Hawbaker N, Adhikari S. Does This Patient Have Pericardial Effusion? Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, October 14-17, 2013.

Adhikari S, Fiorello A, Stolz L, Amini R, Gross A, O’Brien K, Mosier J, Blaivas M. Can Emergency Physicians Accurately Identify Complex Abnormalities on Point-of-Care Echocardiogram? Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, October 14-17, 2013.

Amini R, Adhikari S, Stolz L, O’Brien K, Gross A, Panchal A, Drummond B, Reilly K, Chan L, Sanders A. Theme-Based Ultrasound Education: A Novel Approach to Teaching Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Medical Students. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Seattle, WA, October 14-17, 2013.

Stolz L, Hilary K, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Nelson S, Chamberlain S, Irene N, Hammerstedt H, Shah S, Muruganandan K. Point-of-care ultrasound training for non-physician emergency care practitioners in rural Uganda. Presented at the Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, November 5-7, 2013.

O’Brien K, Stolz L, Stolz U, Adhikari S. LUQ View and the FAST exam: Helpful or a Hindrance in the Adult Trauma Patient? Presented at Winfocus World Congress, Hong Kong, November 6-9, 2013.

Stolz L, Thompson M, Hawbaker N, Adhikari S. What is the ideal approach for emergent pericardiocentesis using point-of-care ultrasound guidance? Presented at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, March 29-April 2, 2014.

O’ Brien K, Stolz L, Stolz U, Adhikari S. FAST examination: re-examining the left upper quadrant view. Presented American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, March 29-April 2, 2014.

Mosier J, Stolz L, Adhikari S, Malo J, Snyder L. Bedside Ultrasound Training in Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Programs. Presented at the Western Regional Research Forum, Irvine, CA, March 14-15, 2014.

Stolz L, Hilary K, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Nelson S, Chamberlain S, Irene N, Hammerstedt H, Shah S, Muruganandan K. Point-of-care ultrasound training for non-physician emergency care practitioners in rural Uganda. Presented at the Consortium of University for Global Health Annual conference, Washington, DC, May 10-12, 2014.

Stolz LA, Mosier JM, Gross AM, Douglas MJK, Blavais M, Adhikari S. Can Emergency Physicians Obtain Measurements Of Common Carotid Doppler Flow? Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Chicago, IL, October 27-30, 2014.

Amini R, Adhikari S, Stolz L, Gaskin K, Baker N, Sanders A. Evaluation of Hypotension: A Theme-Based Approach to Teaching Point-of-care Ultrasound to Medical Students. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Chicago, IL, October 27-30, 2014.

Amini R, Breshears E, Stolz L, Stea N, Hawbaker N, Thompson A. SNAPPY Teaching and Assessing Medical Students: Sonographic Assistance for Procedures in Preclinical Years. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Chicago, IL, October 27-30, 2014.

Adhikari S, Stolz L, Amini R, Fiorello A. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Intravenous Drug Users With Soft tissue infections. Presented at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 21-25, 2015.

Minckler MA, Cappa AR, Stolz LA, Stolz U, Wyatt R, Amini R, Adhikari S. What Is the Learning Curve For Long-axis (In-plane) Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement? Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May12-16, 2015.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Thompson M, Stea N, Hawbaker N, Kartchner JZ, Joshi R, Fiorello A and Adhikari, S. Ultrasound-Based Algorithm as an Educational and Competency Assessment Tool for Emergency Medicine Residents. Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May12-16, 2015.

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Milestones Study Group, Stolz L, Fiorello AB, Adhikari S. Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Milestones: Resident Opinion and Perceptions of the Guidelines. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum Oct 26-29, 2015.

Cappa AR, Minckler MR, Wyatt RG, Binger CW, Stolz U, Amini R, Adhikari S, Stolz L. Effect of Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement by Nurses and Paramedics on Central Line Placements in the Emergency Department. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum Oct 26-29, 2015.

Stolz L, Gaskin K, Murphy A, Conroy KR, Stears-Ellis S, Javedani PP, Friedman L, Adhikari S. Sonographic Appearance of peripheral nerves: visualizing success. Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, Las Vegas, NV, Oct 16-19, 2016.

Presentations

Manuscripts

Panebianco, NL, Liu R, Alerhand S, Au AK, Bailitz J, Chiem AT, Damewood SC, Friedman L, Gottlieb M, Lema PC, Lewiss RE, Lin J, Lin M, Liu EL, Magee MA, Nelson MJ, Sajed D, Situ-LaCasse E, Stolz LA. Joint Recommendations and Resources for Clinical Ultrasound Education Amidst the COVID-19 Era. Accepted for publication in AEM Educ Train. https://doi.org/10.1002/aet2.10506

Baez J, Powell E, Leo M, Stolz U, Stolz L. Derivation of a procedural performance checklist for ultrasound-guided femoral arterial line placement using the modified Delphi method. J Vasc Access. J Vasc Access. 2020 Feb 7:1129729820904872. doi: 10.1177/1129729820904872. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32033520.

Acuña J, Stolz U, Stolz LA, et al. Evaluation of Gender Differences in Ultrasound Milestone Evaluations During Emergency Medicine Residency Training: A Multicenter Study. AEM Educ Train. 2019;4(2):94-102. Published 2019 Oct 24. doi:10.1002/aet2.10397

Hallweaver M, McBeth C, Stolz L, Struder A, Schick M. Ultrasound in the limited-resource setting: A systematic qualitative review. Current Radiology Reports. 2019. 7: 21. doi: 10.1007/s40134-019-0331-y

Acuña J, Situ-LaCasse EH, Patanwala AE, Stolz LA, Amini R, Friedman L, Adhikari S. Identification of gender differences in ultrasound milestone assessments during emergency medicine residency training: a pilot study. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019 Mar 27; 10: 141-145. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S196140.

Friedman L, Situ-LaCasse E, Acuña J, Amini R, Irving SC, Stolz LA, Sterling R, Jung C, Sanders AB, Adhikari S. Point-of-care head and neck sonography for clinical problem-solving: Impact of one-day training sessions on medical student education. Curerus. 2018 Dec 17;10(12):e3740. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3740.

Stolz LA, Amini R, Situ-LaCasse E, Acuña J, Irving SC, Friedman L, Fiorello AB, Stea N, Fan H, Adhikari S. Multimodular ultrasound orientation: Residents' confidence and skill in performing point-of-care ultrasound. Cureus. 2018 Nov 15;10(11):e3597. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3597.

Stolz LA, Acuna JG, Gaskin K, et al. Echogenicity and ultrasound visibility of peripheral nerves of the upper extremity. Med Ultrason. 2018;20(2):199-204. doi: 10.11152/mu-1240.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Breshears E, et al. Assessment of ultrasound-guided procedures in preclinical years. Intern Emerg Med. 2017;12(7):1025-1031. doi: 10.1007/s11739-016-1525-4.

Stolz LA, Amini R, Situ-LaCasse EH, Shareef F, Reed HA, Adhikari S. Cervical funneling: Potential pitfall of point-of-care pelvic ultrasound. Cureus. 2017;9(9):e1649. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1649.

Stolz LA, Stolz U, Fields JM, et al. Emergency medicine resident assessment of the emergency ultrasound milestones and current training recommendations. Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(3):353-361. doi: 10.1111/acem.13113.

Stolz L, Valenzuela J, Situ-LaCasse E, et al. Clinical and historical features of emergency department patients with pericardial effusions. World J Emerg Med. 2017;8(1):29-33. doi: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2017.01.005.

Stolz LA, Cappa AR, Minckler MR, et al. Prospective evaluation of the learning curve for ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement. J Vasc Access. 2016;17(4):366-370. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000574.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Javedani PP, et al. Point-of-care echocardiography in simulation-based education and assessment. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016;7:325-328. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S97658.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Kartchner JZ, et al. Bedside echo for chest pain: An algorithm for education and assessment. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016;7:293-300. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S103083.

Petkovska I, Martin DR, Covington MF, Urbina S, Duke E, Daye ZJ, Stolz LA, Keim SM, Costello JR, Chundru S, Arif-Tiwari H, Gilbertson-Dahdal D, Gries L, Kalb B. Accuracy of unenhanced MR imaging in the detection of acute appendicitis: Single-institution clinical performance review. Radiology. 2016;279(2):451-460. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015150468.

Hoyer R, Means R, Robertson J, Rappaport D, Schmier C, Jones T, Stolz LA, Kaplan SJ, Adamas-Rappaport WJ, Amini R. Ultrasound-guided procedures in medical education: A fresh look at cadavers. Intern Emerg Med. 2016;11(3):431-436. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1292-7.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Hernandez NC, et al. Sonography and hypotension: A change to critical problem solving in undergraduate medical education. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016;7:7-13. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S97491.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Patanwala AE, Adhikari S. Coronal axis measurement of the optic nerve sheath diameter using a linear transducer. J Ultrasound Med. 2015;34(9):1607-1612. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.14.09039.

O'Brien KM, Stolz LA, Amini R, Gross A, Stolz U, Adhikari S. Focused assessment with sonography for trauma examination: Reexamining the importance of the left upper quadrant view. J Ultrasound Med. 2015;34(8):1429-1434. doi: 10.7863/ultra.34.8.1429.

Stolz LA, Muruganandan KM, Bisanzo MC, et al. Point-of-care ultrasound education for non-physician clinicians in a resource-limited emergency department. Trop Med Int Health. 2015;20(8):1067-1072. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12511.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Gross A, et al. Theme-based teaching of point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education. Intern Emerg Med. 2015;10(5):613-618. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1222-8.

Stolz LA, Mosier JM, Gross AM, Douglas MJ, Blaivas M, Adhikari S. Can emergency physicians perform common carotid doppler flow measurements to assess volume responsiveness? West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(2):255-259. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.1.24301.

Stolz L, O'Brien KM, Miller ML, Winters-Brown ND, Blaivas M, Adhikari S. A review of lawsuits related to point-of-care emergency ultrasound applications. West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(1):1-4. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.11.23592.

Amini R, Kartchner JZ, Stolz LA, Biffar D, Hamilton AJ, Adhikari S. A novel and inexpensive ballistic gel phantom for ultrasound training. World J Emerg Med. 2015;6(3):225-228. doi: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2015.03.012.

Stolz LA, Stolz U, Howe C, Farrell IJ, Adhikari S. Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access: A meta-analysis and systematic review. J Vasc Access. 2015;16(4):321-326. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000346.

Mosier JM, Malo J, Stolz LA, et al. Critical care ultrasound training: A survey of US fellowship directors. J Crit Care. 2014;29(4):645-649. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.03.006.

Adhikari S, Amini R, Stolz L, Blaivas M. Impact of point-of-care ultrasound on quality of care in clinical practice. Reports in Medical Imaging; 2014: 7: 81-93.

Adhikari S, Amini R, Stolz L, et al. Implementation of a novel point-of-care ultrasound billing and reimbursement program: Fiscal impact. Am J Emerg Med. 2014;32(6):592-595. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.02.051.

Adhikari S, Fiorello A, Stolz L, et al. Ability of emergency physicians with advanced echocardiographic experience at a single center to identify complex echocardiographic abnormalities. Am J Emerg Med. 2014;32(4):363-366. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.12.010.

Stolz LA, Kizza H, Little K, Kasekende J. Intussusception detected with ultrasound in a resource-limited setting. Lancet. 2013;381(9882):X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60690-X .

Patanwala AE, Edwards CJ, Stolz L, Amini R, Desai A, Stolz U. Should morphine dosing be weight based for analgesia in the emergency department? J Opioid Manag. 2012;8(1):51-55.