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

Stolz L, Kizza H, Little K, Kasekende J. Intussusception detected with ultrasound in a resource-limited setting. The Lancet. 2013 Jun 8;381(9882):2054. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60690-X

Adhikari S, Fiorello A, Stolz L, Jones T, Amini R, Gross A, O’Brien K, Mosier J, Blaivas M. Ability of emergency physicians to accurately identify complex echocardiographic abnormalities: A single institution experience. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(4): 363-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.12.010

Mosier J, Malo J, Stolz L, Bloom J, Reyes N, Snyder L, Adhikari S. Critical Care Ultrasound Training: A Survey of U.S. Fellowship Directors. Journal of Critical Care; 2014; 29(4): 645-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.03.006.

Adhikari S, Amini R, Stolz L, O’Brien K, Gross A, Jones T, Fiorello A, Keim S. Implementation of a novel point-of-care ultrasound billing and reimbursement program: Fiscal impact. Am J Emerg Med; 2014; 32(6):592-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.02.051

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.

Stolz L, Stolz U, Farrell I, Howe C, Adhikari S. Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access: A meta-analysis and systematic review. The Journal of Vascular Access. 2015; 16(4):321-6. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000346.

Stolz L, O’Brien K, Adhikari S, Blaivas M. A Review of lawsuits related to point-of-care emergency ultrasound applications. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015; 16(1):1-4. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.11.23592.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Gross A, O’Brien K, Panchal AR, Reilly K, Chan L, Drummond BS, Sander A, Adhikari S. Theme-based teaching of point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education. Internal and Emergency Medicine. 2015; 10(5):613-8. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1222-8.

Stolz LA, Muruganandan KM, Bisanzo MC, Sebikali MJ, Dreifuss BA, Hammerstedt HS, Nelson SW, Nayabale I, Adhikari S, Shah SP. Point-of-care ultrasound education for non-physician clinicians in a resource-limited emergency department. Tropical Medicine International Health. 2015; 20(8):1067-72. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12511.

Stolz L, Mosier JM, Gross A, Douglas MJ, Blaivas M, Adhikari S. Can Emergency Physicians Perform Common Carotid Doppler Flow Measurements to Assess Volume Responsiveness? Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015; 16(2):255-9. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.1.24301.

O’Brien KM, Stolz L, Amini R, Gross A, Stolz U, Adhikari S. Focused assessment with sonography in trauma examination: Reexamining the importance of the left upper quadrant view. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015;34(8):1429-34. doi: 10.7863/ultra.34.8.1429.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Patanwala AE, Adhikari S. Coronal axis measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter using a linear transducer. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015;34(9):1607-12. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.14.09039.

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):225-8. doi: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2015.03.012. doi: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2015.03.012.

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):431-6. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1292-7. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1292-7.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Hernandez NC, Gaskin K, Baker N, Sanders AB, Adhikari S. 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, Kartchner JZ, Thompson M, Stea N, Hawbaker N, Joshi R, Adhikari S. Bedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessment. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016 May 21;7:293-300. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S103083.

Stolz LA, Cappa AR, Minckler MR, Stolz U, Wyatt RG, Binger CW, Amini R, Adhikari S. Prospective evaluation of the learning curve for ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement. J Vasc Access. 2016;17(4):366-70. doi: 10.5301/jva.5000574.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Javedani PP, Gaskin K, Baker N, Ng V, Adhikari S. Point-of-care echocardiography in simulation-based education and assessment. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016 May 31;7:325-8. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S97658.

Amini R, Stolz LA, Breshears E, Patanwala AE, Stea N, Hawbaker N, Thompson M, Sanders AB, Adhikari S. Assessment of ultrasound-guided procedures in preclinical years. Intern Emerg Med. 2016 Aug 26.

Stolz LA, Stolz U, Fields JM, Saul T, Secko M, Flannigan MJ, Sheele JM, Rifenburg RP, Weekes AJ, Josephson EB, Bedolla J, Resop DM, Dela Cruz J, Boysen-Osborn M, Caffery T, Derr C, Bengiamin R, Chiricolo G, Backlund B, Heer J, Hyde RJ, Adhikari S. Emergency Medicine Resident Assessment of the Emergency Ultrasound Milestones and Current Training Recommendations. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Mar; 24(3):353-361. doi: 10.1111/acem.13113.

Stolz L, Valenzuela J, Situ-LaCasse E, Stolz U, Hawbaker N, Thompson M, Adhikari S. 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.