Maimonides Medical Center

Research

Abstracts

Gaspari RJ, Dickman E, Blehar D.
Impact of Emergency Department Right Upper Quadrant Ultrasound on Radiology Utilization at an Academic Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship.
J. Ultrasound Med. March 2006: 25: S78.

Sierzenski PR, Gaspari RJ, Tayal VS, Dickman E, Gukhool JA, Leech S, O’Connor RE.
Institution of a Combined Rotation in Anesthesia and Emergency Ultrasound In Emergency Medicine Residency Programs: A Pathway for Early Dedicated Ultrasound Experience Without Compromising Intubation Experience for PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Residents.
Annals of Emerg. Med. Sept. 2005; 46 (3): S52.

Gaspari RJ and Dickman E.
Effect of Performing but Not Billing for Emergency Ultrasound on Emergency Department Reimbursement.
Annals of Emerg. Med. Sept 2005 46(3): S21

Dickman E.
Topics in Emergency Ultrasound Part II: The Sonographic Evaluation of Groin Pain.
J. Ultrasound Med. June 2005: 24: S78.

Leech SJ, Gukhool JA, Dickman E, Sierzenski PR.
Physician Performed Ultrasound Accurately Identifies Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis.
Acad. Emerg. Med. 2004; 11: 585b-586b.

Sierzenski PR, Blaivas M, Dickman E, Brannam L, Leech SJ.
Spectral Doppler Ultrasound Accurately Identifies the Presence, Absence, or Diminished Antegrade Flow in a Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Model. Acad. Emerg. Med. 2004; 11: 446a.

Sierzenski PR, Dickman E, Leech SJ, Gukhool JA, Bollinger M.
Emergency Physician Ultrasound Decreases Time to Diagnosis, Beta-Blocker Therapy, and Operative Repair in Patients with Acute Aortic Dissection.
Acad. Emerg. Med. 2004; 11: 580b-581b.

Sierzenski PR, Dickman E, Leech SJ, Tayal V, Blaivas M.
Defining the Position of the Emergency Ultrasound Program Director: A National Survey of Academic Ultrasound Directors from Emergency Medicine Residency Programs.
Acad. Emerg. Med. 2004; 11: 497b-498b.

Sierzenski PR, Leech SJ, Dickman E, Leibrandt PN, Gukhool JA, Bollinger M.
Emergency Physician Ultrasound Decreases Time to Diagnosis, Time to CT Scan, and Time to Operative Repair in Patients with Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Acad. Emerg. Med. 2004; 11: 580a


Presentations

October 2008 American Society of Emergency Radiology
Houston, TX. Case of the Day: A 13 Year-Old Female with Abdominal Pain

September 2008 City-Wide Emergency Ultrasound Grand Rounds. New York, NY. Introducing Clinical Ultrasonography into Medical Student Education

March 2008 WINFOCUS International Conference on Critical Ultrasound. Porto Alegre, Brazil:
How to be an Emergency Ultrasound Director, Plenary lecture on Aorta and IVC

January 2007 Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
Course for Emergency Physicians in Italy (Florence, Pisa, and Siena): Emergency Echocardiography, FAST, Aorta, RUQ, US-Guided Central and Peripheral Lines

April 2006 Emergency Ultrasound Training Course Milford Regional Medical Center, Worcester, MA: Emergency Renal and Aorta Ultrasonography

February 2006 Ultrasound Cases Grand Rounds Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, NY

October 2005 Weeks Medical Center Annual Retreat. Dixville Notch, NH: Emergency Ultrasound in a Community Hospital Setting.

June 2005. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine National Meeting. Orlando, FL: Ultrasonographic Evaluation of the Patient with Groin Pain

April 2005 2nd Annual Southern New England Emergency Ultrasound Course. Shoreline Medical Center Guilford, CT:
Emergency Renal Ultrasonography

Manuscripts

Chun T. and Dickman E. Molar Pregnancy. W J Emerg Med. In press.

Podolsky S, Dickman E. Images in Emergency Medicine: Sonographic Detection of Papilledema. Ann Emerg Med. March 2009; 53(3): e1-2.

Blehar DJ, Dickman E, Gaspari RJ
Identification of Congestive Heart Failure via Respiratory Variation of Inferior Vena Cava Diameter.
Am J Emerg Med. Jan 2009. 27 (1) 71-5.

Li SF, Grant K, Bhoj T, Lent G, Freeman-Garrick J, Greenwald P, Haber M, Singh M, Prodany K, Sanchez L, Dickman E, Spender J, Perera T, Cowan E.
Resident experience of abuse and harassment in Emergency Medicine: Ten Year Later.
J Emerg Med. Epub Nov 20 2008.

Gaspari RJ, Dickman E, Blehar D. Learning Curve of Bedside Ultrasound of the Gallbladder. J Emerg Med Epub Apr 23 2008.

Gaspari RJ, Dickman E, Blehar D. Impact of Right Upper Quadrant Ultrasonography on Radiology Imaging.
Emergency Radiology. Oct 2006. 13 (1): 3-5.

Li SF, Henderson J, Dickman E, Darzynkiewicz R.
Laboratory Tests in Patients with Septic Arthritis: Can They Rule Out a Septic Joint? Acad. Emerg. Med. March 2004; 11 (3): 276-280.