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Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) and Advanced Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE): Applications in Emergency Critical Care, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Indianapolis, IN (2018)

Advanced Emergency Ultrasound, European Society for Emergency Medicine Congress, Glasgow, Scotland (2018)

Beginner and Advanced Emergency Ultrasound, American Academy of Emergency Medicine Scientific Assembly, Las Vegas, NV (2019)

The Short Access to a Successful Prehospital Ultrasound Program, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Conference, Las Vegas, NV (2019)

Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiography Workshop, American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, Denver, CO (2019)

Ultrasound Essentials for Trauma Patients, Tacoma Trauma Conference, Tacoma, WA (2020)

Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiography Workshop, Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle, WA (2021)

Point of Care Lung Ultrasound, American College of Emergency Physicians Washington Chapter Annual Conference, Seattle, WA (2021)


Micheller D, Chapman MJ, Cover M, Porath JD, Theyyunni N, Kessler R, Huang R. A low-fidelity, high functionality, inexpensive ultrasound-guided nerve block model. CJEM. 1-3, 2016 [original work]

Kessler R, Stowell JR, Vogel JA, Liao MM, Kendall JL. Effect of Interventional Program on the Utilization of PACS in Point-of-Care Ultrasound. J Digit Imaging. 29(6): 701-705, 2016 [original work]

Cover M, Hopson L, Kessler R. Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Visceral Perforation. Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine. 7: 4-5, 2017 [case report]

Becker TK, Tafoya CA, Osei-Ampofo M, Tafoya MJ, Kessler R, Theyyunni N, Yakubu HA, Opuni D, Clauw DJ, Cranford JA, Oppong CK, Oteng RA. Cardiopulmonary ultrasound for critically ill adults improves diagnostic accuracy in a resource-limited setting: the AFRICA trial. Trop Med Int Health. 22(12): 1599-1608, 2017 [original work]

Royer DF, Kessler R, Stowell JR. Evaluation of an innovative hands-on anatomy-centered ultrasound curriculum to supplement graduate gross anatomy education. Anat Sci Educ. 10(4): 348-362, 2017 [original work]

Fair J, Mallin M, Mallemat H, Zimmerman J, Arntfield R, Kessler R, Bailitz J, Blaivas M. Transesophageal Echocardiography: Guidelines for Point-of-Care Applications in Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation. Ann Emerg Med. 71(2): 201-207, 2017 [original work]

Stowell JR, Kessler R, Lewiss RE, Barjaktarevic I, Bhattarai B, Ayutyanont N, Kendall J. Critical care ultrasound: A national survey across specialties. J Clin Ultrasound. 46(3): 167-177, 2018 [original work]

Betcher J, Majkrzak A, Cranford J, Kessler R, Theyyunni N, Huang R. Feasibility study of advanced focused cardiac measurements within the emergency department. Crit Ultrasound J. 10(1): 10, 2018 [original work]

Belmont B, Kessler R, Theyyunni N, Fung C, Huang R, Ward K, Shih A, Tiba M. Continuous inferior vena cava diameter tracking in spontaneously breathing patients through an iterative Kanade-Lucas-Tomasi feature tracking algorithm. Ultrasound Medicine Biol. 44(12): 2793-2801, 2018 [original work]

Betcher J, Majkrzak A, Kessler R, Theyyunni N, Huang R. Today's advanced is tomorrow's basic. Crit Ultrasound J. 10:20, 2018 [letter to editor]

Cover M, Tafoya C, Long B, Long, Cranford J, Burkhardt, J, Huang R, Theyyunni N, Bassin B, Lowell M, Kessler R. Creation of a Flight Nurse Critical Care Ultrasound Program. Air Med J. 38(4):266-272, 2019 [original work]

Micheller D, Cover M, Smith G, Chapman M, Theyyunni N, Kessler R, Lowell M, Huang R. Defining a Theory-Driven Ultrasound Curriculum For Pre-Hospital Providers. Air Med J. 38(4):285-288, 2019 [original work]

Gray E, Cranford J, Betcher J, Huang R, Kessler R, Theyyuni N, Majkrzak A. Sonogram of Safety: Ultrasound Outperforms the Fifth Intercostal Space Landmark for Tube Thoracostomy Site Selection. J Clin Ultrasound. 48:303-306, 2020 [original work]

Odom M, Grace K, Brigido M, Theyyunni N, Kessler R, Greineder C. Shoulder Pseudodislocation Associated with Calcific Tendinitis/Bursitis and Diagnosed by Point of Care Ultrasound. J Emergency Med. 58 (1): 72-76, 2020 [original work]

Hall MK, Samson P, Kessler R, Lehnhardt K, Easter B, Thiel J, Wessells H, Bailey M, Harper M. Pearl-Unjammed: The Seattle Stone Maneuver for Ureteropelvic Junction Urolithiasis. J of American College of Emerg Physicians Open. 1-5, 2020 [case report]

Shandro J, Kessler R, Schrepel C, Jauregui J. Advising Medical Students during COVID-19: The Case for a Single Emergency Medicine Rotation for All. Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training. 4(3):318-320, 2020 [editorial]

Teran F, Prats M, Nelson B, Kessler R, Blaivas M, Peberdy MA, Shillcutt S, Arntfield R, Bahner D. Focused Transesophageal Echocardiography During Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 76(6): 745-754, 2020 [review]

Tucker R, Peterson W, Mink J, Taylor, Leech, S, Nagdev A, Leo M, Liu R, Stolz L, Kessler R, Boulger C, Situ-LaCasse E, Avila J, Huang R. Defining an Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia Curriculum for Emergency Medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training. 00:1-7, 2020 [original work]

Beyer A, Lam Vivian, Fagel B, Dong S, Hebert C, Wallace C, Theyyunni N, Tucker R, Cover M, Kessler R, Cranford J, Huang R, Majkrzak A, Fung C. Undifferentiated Dyspnea with Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Primary Emergency Physician Compared with a Dedicated Emergency Department Ultrasound Team. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 61(3):278-292, 2021[original work]

Pattock A, Kim M, Kersey C, Liu L, Kirkpatrick J, Adedipe A, Kessler R, Morris A, Nikravan S, Mazimba S, Kwon Y. Cardiac Point-of-Care Ultrasound Publication Trends. Echocardiography. 39(2): 240-247, 2022 [original work]

Haidar DA, Kessler R, Khanna NK, Cover MT, Burkhardt JC, Theyyunni N, Tucker RV, Huang RD, Holman E, Bridge PD, Klein KA, Fung CM. Association of a longitudinal, preclinical ultrasound curriculum with medical student performance. BMC Med Educ. 21;22(1):50, 2022 [original work]

Nadimpalli A, Tsung JW, Sanchez R, Shah S, Zelikova E, Umphrey L, Hurtado N, Gonzalez A, Teicher C. Feasibility of training clinical officers in point-of-care ultrasound for pediatric respiratory diseases in Aweil, South Sudan. Am J of Trop Med & Hygiene. Sept 2019. [Original Work]

Liu R, Tayal V, Panebianco N, Tung Chen Y, Nagdev A, Shah S, Pivetta E, Henwood, P, Nelson M, Moore C. Ultrasound on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Report from an International Webinar. Accepted for publication in Academic Emergency Medicine. April 28, 2020 [Original Work]

Shah, S. et al. Efficacy of an ultrasound training program for nurse midwives to assess high-risk conditions at labor triage in rural Uganda. PLOS One. Accepted Jun 30, 2020 [Original Work]

Santos N, Shah S, Waiswa P, Walker D, Mulowooza J et al. Effect of a labor triage checklist and ultrasound on obstetric referral at three primary health centers in Eastern Uganda. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. August 2020 [Original Work]

Nadimpalli A, Fentress M, Shah S, Tsung J. A lung ultrasound scanning technique for children and adults in low resource settings: preliminary experiences in sub-Saharan Africa. Am Jnl of Trop Med & Hygiene. Accepted Jan 2021 [Original Work]

Mulowooza J, Santos N, Isabirye N, Inhensiko I, Sloan NL, Shah S, Butrick E, Waiswa P, Walker D. Midwife-performed checklist and ultrasound to identify obstetric conditions at labour triage in Uganda: A quasi-experimental study. Midwifery. 2021 Feb 12;96:102949. Doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2021.102949. Online ahead of print [Original Work]

Isabirye N, Kisa R, Santos N, Shah S, Mulowooza J, Walker D, Waiswa P. Ultrasound at labour triage in eastern Uganda: A mixed methods study of patient perceptions of care and providers implementation experience. PLOS One. Nov 2021. [Original Work]

Duong D, Baker W, Adedipe A. Clinician-performed ultrasound diagnosis of ruptured interstitial pregnancy.American Journal of Emergency Medicine. November 2009; 27(9): 1170, e1-2. [case report]

Adedipe A, Shah S, Backlund B, Sajed D. Systematic Analysis of a New Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Rotation. Journal of Emerg Med and Critical Care. October 2013; 1(1): 1-4. [original publication]

Shah S, Adedipe A, Sajed D, Backlund B. BE-SAFE: Bedside Sonography for Assessment of the Fetus in Emergencies: Educational Intervention for Late-pregnancy Obstetric Ultrasound. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. September 2014; 15(6):636-40. [original publication]

Kotagal M, Quiroga E, Ruffato B, Adedipe A, Backlund B, et al. Impact of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training on Surgical Resident Confidence. Journal of Surgical Education. July 2015; 72(4):e82-7. [original publication]

Bellows B, Totten J, Shah S, Adedipe A. Perceived Barriers in the Use of Ultrasound in the WWAMI Region.Journal of Emerg Med and Critical Care. March 2015; 1(1): 1-4.
[original publication]

Shah S, Bellows BA, Adedipe A, Totten J, Backlund B, Sajed D. Perceived Barriers in the Use of Ultrasound in the Developing Countries. Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2015;7(1)28. [original publication]

Bass C, Sajed D, Adedipe A, Pipavath S, West TE. Pulmonary Ultrasound and Pulse Oximetry Versus Chest Radiography and Arterial Blood Gas Analysis for the Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Critical Care Medicine. 2015; 19: 282. [original publication]

Adedipe A, Fly D, Schwitz S, Jorgenson D, Duric H, Sayre M, Nichol G. Carotid Doppler Blood Flow Measurement During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is Feasible: A First in Man Study. Resuscitation.November 2015; 96: 121-5. [original publication]

Adedipe A, St John A, Krishnamoorthy V, Ferreria R, Steck D, Wang X, White N, Stern S. Left Ventricular Function in the Initial Period After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Swine. March 2022, Journal of Neurocritical Care [original publication]