Massachusetts General Hospital

Research

Abstracts

Presentations

Nantional and international educational lectures and hands-on teaching and research presentations at ACEP, AIUM, WINFOCUS, SAEM, Mediterranean EM Congress.

Manuscripts

1. Azad AM, Al Madi HA, Abdull Wahab SF, Shokoohi H, Kang YJ, Liteplo AS. Gastric ultrasonography in evaluating NPO status of pediatric patients in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med 2018; [pubmed]
2. Boniface KS, Raymond A, Fleming K, Shokoohi H. The Global Health Service Partnership's point-of-care ultrasound initiatives in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Am J Emerg Med 2018; [pubmed]
3. Huang C, Shokoohi H, Przybylo JA, et al. INSPIRED: Instruction of sonographic placement of IVs by registered nurses in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med 2018; [pubmed]
4. Shokoohi H, Pourmand A, Boniface K, et al. The utility of point-of-care ultrasound in targeted automobile ramming mass casualty (TARMAC) attacks. Am J Emerg Med 2018; 36(8):1467-1471. [pubmed]
5. Liteplo AS, Carmody K, Fields MJ, Liu RB, Lewiss RE. SonoGames: Effect of an Innovative Competitive Game on the Education, Perception, and Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound. J Ultrasound Med 2018; [pubmed]
6. Longacre M, Kharasch S, Liteplo A. Letter to the Editor regarding recent American Journal of Emergency Medicine article in press: "Point of care lung ultrasound of children with acute asthma exacerbations in the pediatric emergency department" by Dankoff et al. Am J Emerg Med 2017; 35(10):1575-1576. [pubmed]
7. Ma IWY, Caplin JD, Azad A, et al. Correlation of carotid blood flow and corrected carotid flow time with invasive cardiac output measurements. Crit Ultrasound J 2017; 9(1):10. [pubmed]
8. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Liteplo AS, et al. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use, Accuracy, and Impact on Clinical Decision Making in Rwanda Hospitals. J Ultrasound Med 2017; 36(6):1189-1194. [pubmed]
9. Rempell JS, Saldana F, DiSalvo D, et al. Pilot Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum at Harvard Medical School: Early Experience. West J Emerg Med 2016; 17(6):734-740. [pubmed]
10. Nelson M, Abdi A, Adhikari S, et al. Goal-directed Focused Ultrasound Milestones Revised: A Multiorganizational Consensus. Acad Emerg Med 2016; 23(11):1274-1279. [pubmed]
11. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, et al. Intensive point-of-care ultrasound training with long-term follow-up in a cohort of Rwandan physicians. Trop. Med. Int. Health 2016; 21(12):1531-1538. [pubmed]
12. Lewiss RE, Adhikari S, Carmody K, et al. The Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships: An innovation in the point of care ultrasound fellowship application process. Am J Emerg Med 2016; 34(7):1303-5. [pubmed]
13. Mackenzie DC, Khan NA, Blehar D, et al. Carotid Flow Time Changes With Volume Status in Acute Blood Loss. Ann Emerg Med 2015; 66(3):277-282.e1. [pubmed]
14. Lam SH, Bailitz J, Blehar D, et al. Multi-Institution Validation of an Emergency Ultrasound Image Rating Scale-A Pilot Study. J Emerg Med 2015; 49(1):32-39.e1. [pubmed]
15. Lewiss RE, Hayden GE, Murray A, Liu YT, Panebianco N, Liteplo AS. SonoGames: an innovative approach to emergency medicine resident ultrasound education. J Ultrasound Med 2014; 33(10):1843-9. [pubmed]
16. Liu YT, Zehtabchi S, Liteplo AS. Ultrasound and the six thinking hats. Acad Emerg Med 2014; 21(8):920-1. [pubmed]
17. Via G, Hussain A, Wells M, et al. International evidence-based recommendations for focused cardiac ultrasound. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2014; 27(7):683.e1-683.e33. [pubmed]
18. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, et al. A practical guide to self-sustaining point-of-care ultrasound education programs in resource-limited settings. Ann Emerg Med 2014; 64(3):277-285.e2. [pubmed]
19. Gaspari RJ, Blehar D, Polan D, Montoya A, Alsulaibikh A, Liteplo A. The Massachusetts abscess rule: a clinical decision rule using ultrasound to identify methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in skin abscesses. Acad Emerg Med 2014; 21(5):558-67. [pubmed]
20. Lewiss RE, Tayal VS, Hoffmann B, et al. The core content of clinical ultrasonography fellowship training. Acad Emerg Med 2014; 21(4):456-61. [pubmed]
21. Brattain LJ, Telfer BA, Liteplo AS, Noble VE. Automated B-line scoring on thoracic sonography. J Ultrasound Med 2013; 32(12):2185-90. [pubmed]
22. Sheng AY, Dalziel P, Liteplo AS, Fagenholz P, Noble VE. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma and Abdominal Computed Tomography Utilization in Adult Trauma Patients: Trends over the Last Decade. Emerg Med Int 2013; 2013():678380. [pubmed]
23. Howard ZD, Noble VE, Marill KA, et al. Bedside ultrasound maximizes patient satisfaction. J Emerg Med 2014; 46(1):46-53. [pubmed]
24. Mackenzie DC, Liteplo AS, Noble VE. Sensitivity of point-of-care ultrasonography for common thoracic injuries. Chest 2013; 143(1):269. [pubmed]
25. Martindale JL, Noble VE, Liteplo A. Diagnosing pulmonary edema: lung ultrasound versus chest radiography. Eur J Emerg Med 2013; 20(5):356-60. [pubmed]
26. Eicken JJ, Wilcox SR, Liteplo AS. Bedside sonographic diagnosis of tracheal stenosis. J Ultrasound Med 2012; 31(9):1468-70. [pubmed]
27. Frasure SE, Rempell JS, Noble VE, Liteplo AS. Emergency ultrasound diagnosis of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: case report. J Emerg Med 2012; 43(2):e129-32. [pubmed]
28. Volpicelli G, Elbarbary M, Blaivas M, et al. International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound. Intensive Care Med 2012; 38(4):577-91. [pubmed]
29. Hwang JQ, Kimberly HH, Liteplo AS, Sajed D. An evidence-based approach to emergency ultrasound. Emerg Med Pract 2011; 13(3):1-27; quiz 27-8. [pubmed]
30. Liteplo AS, Noble VE, Attwood BH. Real-time video streaming of sonographic clips using domestic internet networks and free videoconferencing software. J Ultrasound Med 2011; 30(11):1459-66. [pubmed]
31. Ramirez-Schrempp D, Vinci RJ, Liteplo AS. Bedside ultrasound in the diagnosis of skull fractures in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care 2011; 27(4):312-4. [pubmed]
32. Agricola E, Arbelot C, Blaivas M, et al. Ultrasound performs better than radiographs. Thorax 2011; 66(9):828-9; author reply 829. [pubmed]
33. Kimberly HH, Murray A, Mennicke M, et al. Focused maternal ultrasound by midwives in rural Zambia. Ultrasound Med Biol 2010; 36(8):1267-72. [pubmed]
34. Liteplo AS, Murray AF, Kimberly HH, Noble VE. Real-time resolution of sonographic B-lines in a patient with pulmonary edema on continuous positive airway pressure. Am J Emerg Med 2010; 28(4):541.e5-8. [pubmed]
35. Platz E, Liteplo A, Hurwitz S, Hwang J. Are live instructors replaceable? Computer vs. classroom lectures for EFAST training. J Emerg Med 2011; 40(5):534-8. [pubmed]
36. Noble VE, Liteplo AS, Nelson BP, Thomas SH. The impact of analgesia on the diagnostic accuracy of the sonographic Murphy's sign. Eur J Emerg Med 2010; 17(2):80-3. [pubmed]
37. Soremekun OA, Noble VE, Liteplo AS, Brown DF, Zane RD. Financial impact of emergency department ultrasound. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16(7):674-80. [pubmed]
38. Ramirez-Schrempp D, Dorfman DH, Tien I, Liteplo AS. Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship programs in the United States: little formal training. Pediatr Emerg Care 2008; 24(10):664-7. [pubmed]
39. Noble VE, Murray AF, Capp R, Sylvia-Reardon MH, Steele DJR, Liteplo A. Ultrasound assessment for extravascular lung water in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Time course for resolution. Chest 2009; 135(6):1433-1439. [pubmed]
40. Liteplo AS, Marill KA, Villen T, et al. Emergency thoracic ultrasound in the differentiation of the etiology of shortness of breath (ETUDES): sonographic B-lines and N-terminal pro-brain-type natriuretic peptide in diagnosing congestive heart failure. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16(3):201-10. [pubmed]
41. Ramirez-Schrempp D, Dorfman DH, Baker WE, Liteplo AS. Ultrasound soft-tissue applications in the pediatric emergency department: to drain or not to drain? Pediatr Emerg Care 2009; 25(1):44-8. [pubmed]
42. Noble VE, Lamhaut L, Capp R, et al. Evaluation of a thoracic ultrasound training module for the detection of pneumothorax and pulmonary edema by prehospital physician care providers. BMC Med Educ 2009; 9():3. [pubmed]
43. Perkins AM, Liteplo A, Noble VE. Ultrasound diagnosis of type a aortic dissection. J Emerg Med 2010; 38(4):490-3. [pubmed]
44. Noble VE, Liteplo A, Miller RM, Murray AF, Villen T. Cornual ectopic pregnancy diagnosed by emergency physician-performed bedside ultrasound in the emergency department. J Emerg Med 2011; 40(4):e81-2. [pubmed]
45. Volpicelli G, Elbarbary M, Blaivas M, et al. International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound. Intensive Care Med 2012; 38(4):577-91. [pubmed]
46. Noble VE. Think ultrasound when evaluating for pneumothorax. J Ultrasound Med 2012; 31(3):501-4. [pubmed]
47. Moore C, Blaivas M, Chiricolo G, et al. Re: "a survey of emergency physician-performed ultrasound: implications for academic radiology departments". J Am Coll Radiol 2012; 9(1):81-2; author reply 82. [pubmed]
48. Stone MB, Nagdev A, Tayal VS, Noble VE. Ultrasonographic infection control practices in the emergency department: a call for evidence-based practice. Ann Emerg Med 2012; 59(1):83-4; author reply 84. [pubmed]
49. Fagenholz PJ, Murray AF, Noble VE, Baggish AL, Harris NS. Ultrasound for high altitude research. Ultrasound Med Biol 2012; 38(1):1-12. [pubmed]
50. Liteplo AS, Noble VE, Attwood BH. Real-time video streaming of sonographic clips using domestic internet networks and free videoconferencing software. J Ultrasound Med 2011; 30(11):1459-66. [pubmed]
51. Ilgen JS, Manini AF, Hoffmann U, et al. Prognostic utility of the acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument (ACI-TIPI). Int J Emerg Med 2011; 4(1):49. [pubmed]
52. Rempell JS, Noble VE. Using lung ultrasound to differentiate patients in acute dyspnea in the prehospital emergency setting. Critical care (London, England). 2011; 15(3):161. [pubmed]
53. Johannsen H, Nolan R, Pascoe EM, et al. Skin prick testing and peanut-specific IgE can predict peanut challenge outcomes in preschoolchildren with peanut sensitization. Clin. Exp. Allergy 2011; 41(7):994-1000. [pubmed]
54. Agricola E, Arbelot C, Blaivas M, et al. Ultrasound performs better than radiographs. Thorax 2011; 66(9):828-9; author reply 829. [pubmed]
55. Labovitz AJ, Noble VE, Bierig M, et al. Focused cardiac ultrasound in the emergent setting: a consensus statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and American College of Emergency Physicians. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2010; 23(12):1225-30. [pubmed]
56. Martindale JL, Bunker CJ, Noble VE. Ingested foreign bodies in a patient with pica. Gastroenterol Hepatol \(N Y\) 2010; 6(9):582-4. [pubmed]
57. Levine AC, Shah SP, Umulisa I, et al. Ultrasound assessment of severe dehydration in children with diarrhea and vomiting. Acad Emerg Med 2010; 17(10):1035-41. [pubmed]
58. Gethin-Jones TL, Noble VE, Morse CR. Quantification of diaphragm function using ultrasound: evaluation of a novel technique. Ultrasound Med Biol 2010; 36(11):1965-9. [pubmed]
59. Houliston L, Nolan R, Noble V, et al. Honeybee venom immunotherapy in children using a 50-μg maintenance dose. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2011; 127(1):98-9. [pubmed]
60. Kimberly HH, Murray A, Mennicke M, et al. Focused maternal ultrasound by midwives in rural Zambia. Ultrasound Med Biol 2010; 36(8):1267-72. [pubmed]
61. Liteplo AS, Murray AF, Kimberly HH, Noble VE. Real-time resolution of sonographic B-lines in a patient with pulmonary edema on continuous positive airway pressure. Am J Emerg Med 2010; 28(4):541.e5-8. [pubmed]
62. Marsh RH, Levine AC, Noble VE, Brown DF, Nadel ES. Blunt cardiac rupture. J Emerg Med 2010; 39(3):337-40. [pubmed]
63. Noble VE, Blaivas M, Blankenship R, et al. Decision rule for imaging utilization in blunt abdominal trauma--where is ultrasound? Ann Emerg Med 2010; 55(5):487-9; author reply 489-90. [pubmed]
64. Manini AF, Ilgen J, Noble VE, et al. Derivation and validation of a sensitive IMA cutpoint to predict cardiac events in patients with chest pain. Emerg Med J 2009; 26(11):791-6. [pubmed]
65. Noble VE, Liteplo AS, Nelson BP, Thomas SH. The impact of analgesia on the diagnostic accuracy of the sonographic Murphy's sign. Eur J Emerg Med 2010; 17(2):80-3. [pubmed]
66. Soremekun OA, Noble VE, Liteplo AS, Brown DF, Zane RD. Financial impact of emergency department ultrasound. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16(7):674-80. [pubmed]
67. Manini AF, McAfee AT, Noble VE, Bohan JS. Myeloperoxidase to risk stratify emergency department patients with chest pain. Int J Biomed Sci 2009; 5(2):129-35. [pubmed]
68. Shah S, Kimberly H, Marill K, Noble VE. Ultrasound techniques to measure the optic nerve sheath: is a specialized probe necessary? Med. Sci. Monit. 2009; 15(5):MT63-8. [pubmed]
69. Shah S, Noble VE, Umulisa I, et al. Development of an ultrasound training curriculum in a limited resource international setting: successes and challenges of ultrasound training in rural Rwanda. Int J Emerg Med 2008; 1(3):193-6. [pubmed]
70. Shah SP, Epino H, Bukhman G, et al. Impact of the introduction of ultrasound services in a limited resource setting: rural Rwanda 2008. BMC Int Health Hum Rights 2009; 9():4. [pubmed]
71. Noble VE, Murray AF, Capp R, Sylvia-Reardon MH, Steele DJR, Liteplo A. Ultrasound assessment for extravascular lung water in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Time course for resolution. Chest 2009; 135(6):1433-1439. [pubmed]
72. Liteplo AS, Marill KA, Villen T, et al. Emergency thoracic ultrasound in the differentiation of the etiology of shortness of breath (ETUDES): sonographic B-lines and N-terminal pro-brain-type natriuretic peptide in diagnosing congestive heart failure. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16(3):201-10. [pubmed]
73. Noble VE, Lamhaut L, Capp R, et al. Evaluation of a thoracic ultrasound training module for the detection of pneumothorax and pulmonary edema by prehospital physician care providers. BMC Med Educ 2009; 9():3. [pubmed]
74. Fagenholz PJ, Gutman JA, Murray AF, Noble VE, Camargo CA Jr, Harris NS. Optic nerve sheath diameter correlates with the presence and severity of acute mountain sickness: evidence for increased intracranial pressure. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 2009; 106(4):1207-11. [pubmed]
75. Manini AF, McAfee AT, Noble VE, Bohan JS. Prognostic value of the Duke treadmill score for emergency department patients with chest pain. J Emerg Med 2010; 39(2):135-43. [pubmed]
76. Perkins AM, Liteplo A, Noble VE. Ultrasound diagnosis of type a aortic dissection. J Emerg Med 2010; 38(4):490-3. [pubmed]
77. Noble VE, Liteplo A, Miller RM, Murray AF, Villen T. Cornual ectopic pregnancy diagnosed by emergency physician-performed bedside ultrasound in the emergency department. J Emerg Med 2011; 40(4):e81-2. [pubmed]
78. Kimberly HH, Noble VE. Using MRI of the optic nerve sheath to detect elevated intracranial pressure. Critical care (London, England). 2008; 12(5):181. [pubmed]
79. Levy JA, Noble VE. Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatrics 2008; 121(5):e1404-12. [pubmed]
80. Vosburgh KG, Stoll J, Noble V, Pohl K, San José Estepar R, Takacs B. Image registration assists novice operators in ultrasound assessment of abdominal trauma. Stud Health Technol Inform 2008; 132():532-7. [pubmed]
81. Kimberly HH, Shah S, Marill K, Noble V. Correlation of optic nerve sheath diameter with direct measurement of intracranial pressure. Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15(2):201-4. [pubmed]
82. Fagenholz PJ, Gutman JA, Murray AF, et al. Arterial thrombosis at high altitude resulting in loss of limb. High Alt. Med. Biol. 2007; 8(4):340-7. [pubmed]
83. Fagenholz PJ, Gutman JA, Murray AF, Noble VE, Camargo CA Jr, Harris NS. Evidence for increased intracranial pressure in high altitude pulmonary edema. High Alt. Med. Biol. 2007; 8(4):331-6. [pubmed]
84. Noble VE, Nelson BP, Sutingco AN, Marill KA, Cranmer H. Assessment of knowledge retention and the value of proctored ultrasound exams after the introduction of an emergency ultrasound curriculum. BMC Med Educ 2007; 7():40. [pubmed]
85. Fagenholz PJ, Gutman JA, Murray AF, Noble VE, Thomas SH, Harris NS. Chest ultrasonography for the diagnosis and monitoring of high-altitude pulmonary edema. Chest 2007; 131(4):1013-8. [pubmed]
86. Manini AF, McAfee AT, Noble VE, Bohan JS. Acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument predicts exercise treadmill test results in the chest pain unit. Am J Emerg Med 2006; 24(3):375-8. [pubmed]
87. Marshburn TH, Legome E, Sargsyan A, et al. Goal-directed ultrasound in the detection of long-bone fractures. J Trauma 2004; 57(2):329-32. [pubmed]
88. Noble VE, Brown DF. Renal ultrasound. Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am. 2004; 22(3):641-59. [pubmed]
89. De León J, Sifuentes G, Hopkins C, et al. Maternal serum free beta-hCG levels in uncomplicated pregnancies at the 10th-15th week of gestation and the development of obstetric complications. J Reprod Med 2004; 49(2):89-92. [pubmed]
90. Pozner CN, Bayleygne TM, Davis MA, Benin-Goren O, Noble VE, Halpern P. Emergency medical services capacities in the developing world: preliminary evaluation and training in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prehosp Emerg Care 2003; 7(3):392-6. [pubmed]
91. Noble VE, Legome E, Marshburn T. Long bone ultrasound: making the diagnosis in remote locations. J Trauma 2003; 54(4):800. [pubmed]
92. Noble VE, Nadel ES, Brown DF. Change in mental status. J Emerg Med 2002; 23(4):401-3. [pubmed]
93. Noble VE, Bontempo LJ, Nadel ES, Brown DF. Stridor. J Emerg Med 2000; 19(2):183-6. [pubmed]
94. Ravosa MJ, Noble VE, Hylander WL, Johnson KR, Kowalski EM. Masticatory stress, orbital orientation and the evolution of the primate postorbital bar. J. Hum. Evol. 2000; 38(5):667-93. [pubmed]
95. Gottschalk A, Smith DS, Jobes DR, et al. Preemptive epidural analgesia and recovery from radical prostatectomy: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 1998; 279(14):1076-82. [pubmed]
96. Noble V, Murray M, Webb MS, Alexander J, Swarbrick AS, Milner AD. Respiratory status and allergy nine to 10 years after acute bronchiolitis. Arch. Dis. Child. 1997; 76(4):315-9. [pubmed]
97. Noble V, Ruggins NR, Everard ML, Milner AD. Inhaled budesonide for chronic wheezing under 18 months of age. Arch. Dis. Child. 1992; 67(3):285-8. [pubmed]
98. Newbury-Ecob RA, Noble VW, Barbor PR. Ifosfamide-induced Fanconi syndrome. Lancet (London, England). 1989; 1(8650):1328. [pubmed]
99. Noble VS, Jacobson JA, Smith CB. The effect of menses and use of catamenial products on cervical carriage of Staphylococcus aureus. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 1982; 144(2):186-9. [pubmed]
100. Smith CB, Noble V, Bensch R, Ahlin PA, Jacobson JA, Latham RH. Bacterial flora of the vagina during the menstrual cycle: findings in users of tampons, napkins, and sea sponges. Ann. Intern. Med. 1982; 96(6 Pt 2):948-51. [pubmed]
101. Kehrberg MW, Latham RH, Haslam BT, et al. Risk factors for staphylococcal toxic-shock syndrome. Am. J. Epidemiol. 1981; 114(6):873-9. [pubmed]
102. Shah PC, Rao K, Noble V, Kumaraiah V, Patel AR. Transient pseudoleukocytosis caused by cryocrystalglobulinemia. Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 1978; 102(4):172-3. [pubmed]

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