Baystate Medical Center

Research

Abstracts

Budhram G, Elia T, Schroeder M, Safain G, Friderici J, Dan J, Schoenfeld E. Sonographic Maximum Ovarian Diameter Predicts Patients Needing Further Workup for Ovarian Torsion. Acad Emerg Med, May 2017, Vol 24(s1), S85. Lightening Abstract Presentation

Hinderaker M, Budhram G. A Summary of Litigation Against Emergency Medicine Physicians Involving Point-of-Care Ultrasonography. SAEM annual meeting, Dallas, 2014

Schoenfeld E, Budhram G, Elia T. Questioning the Benefit of Immediate CT scanning in Suspected Renal Colic: A Retrospective Chart Review of Patients Age 50 and Under Presenting With Flank Pain. Acad Emerg Med, April 2014, Vol 21(s1), s160.

Bailitz J, Hoffman B, Nolting L, Budhram G, Cosby K, Bengiamin R, Baty G, Summers S, Ferre R, Hunt P. Accuracy of Emergency Medicine Residents During Completion of the American College of Emergency Physicians Minimum Ultrasonography Training Benchmarks. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2012 60(4S): s6.

Murman DH, Budhram G, Sullivan, A, Lufty, L. Endotracheal Tube Placement Varification by Ultrasonography: A Comparison of Three Methods Using a Porcine Model. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2012 60(4s): s62.

Budhram G, Elia T, Sautner J. Implementation of a Successful Incentive-Based Ultrasound Credentialing Program for Academic Emergency Physicians. InterAmerican Emergency Ultrasound Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2012

Weiner S, Budhram G, Esener D. Ultrasound guided IV placement by nursing staff reduces requirement for emergency physician intervention. Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Kos, Greece 2011

Heller K, Budhram G, Lapine A, Reardon R. Assessment of echocardiography image acquisition and image interpretation skills in emergency medicine residents. Acad Emerg Med, April 2009, Vol 16(s1), s26.

Presentations

International

The Difficult Airway: What Is It Really? Vietnam Emergency Medicine Symposium, Hanoi, Vietnam
3/25/2016
Aorta Ultrasound, Vietnam Emergency Medicine Symposium, Hanoi, Vietnam
3/23/2016
Ultrasound Approach to Shock, World Congress on Clinical Ultrasound, Boston, MA
10/25/2015
Setting Up an Ultrasound Program, World International Network Focused on Clinical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS), Boston, MA
10/25/2015
Applications of Emergency Ultrasound, Vietnam Emergency Medicine Symposium, Halong Bay, Vietnam
3/12/2015
An Ultrasound Diagnostic Algorithm for Patients with Undifferentiated Shock, Inter-American Emergency Medicine Conference, Buenos Aires
5/15/2014
Ultrasound Guidance of Fluid and Vasopressor Treatment for Patients with Shock, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/15/2014
Ultrasound-Guided Procedures, World International Network Focused on Clinical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS), Hong Kong
11/7/2013
Great Emergency Ultrasound Cases, Mexican Academy of Surgery Annual Meeting, Mexico City
10/2/2013
Thoracic Ultrasound and Respiratory Distress, Mexican Academy of Surgery Annual Meeting, Mexico City
10/3/2013
Basic Echocardiography, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/18/2012
Introduction, Physics, and Instrumentation, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/17/2012
Emerging Applications in Critical Care Ultrasound, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/17/2012
Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/26/2011
First Trimester Pelvic Sonography, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/26/2011
Ultrasound-Guided Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Buenos Aires
5/20/2010

National

Pediatric Echocardiography, The Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Course, Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
9/27/2016
The Ultrasound Approach to Shock, Ultrasound for Intensivists and Emergency Medicine Clinicians, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
4/29/2016
Ultrasound-Guided Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Northern California Ultrasound Course, Sonoma, CA
4/6/2016
Echocardiography Demystified, Emergencies in Medicine Conference, Park City, UT
3/10/2016
Basic Echocardiography, Massachusetts American College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
10/3/2015
Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, Massachusetts American College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
10/3/2015
Pediatric Echocardiography, The Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Course, Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
9/22/2015
Basic and Advanced Trauma Ultrasound Applications, New England Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Newport, RI
9/10/2015
Ultrasound in Shock, Massachusetts American College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
11/15/2014
Basic Echocardiography, Massachusetts American College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
11/15/2014
Ultrasound for Respiratory Distress, Controversies and Consensus in Emergency Medicine, Northampton, MA
10/3/2014
Ultrasound in the Management of Shock, Controversies and Consensus in Emergency Medicine, Northampton, MA
10/1/2014
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Course, Sonoma, CA
3/20/2014
Ultrasound for Hypotensive Patients, Sugarloaf Emergency Medicine Conference, Carabasset, ME
3/5/2014
Cutting Edge Critical Care Ultrasound Applications, Controversies and Consensus in Emergency Medicine Conference, Northampton, MA
9/18/2013
Advanced Aorta and IVC Ultrasound, New England Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Newport, RI
8/12/2013
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access, Northern California Ultrasound Course, San Francisco, CA
4/10/2014
Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, Sugarloaf Emergency Medicine Conference, Carrabasset, ME
3/12/2013
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Applications, Rocky Mountain Emergency Medicine Conference, Copper, CO
2/26/2012
Ultrasound in Cardiac Arrest, Rocky Mountain Emergency Medicine Conference, Copper, CO
2/26/2012
Aorta and IVC Ultrasound, New England Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Newport, RI
9/20/2012
Ultrasound-Guided Procedures, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Course, Monterrey, CA
11/12/2011
Ultrasound-guided Procedures and Advanced Applications, Massachusetts American College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
9/24/2011
Aorta and IVC Ultrasound, New England Emergency Ultrasound Course, Providence, RI
5/12/2011
Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Conference, Monterrey, CA
3/11/2011
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Conference, Monterrey, CA
3/10/2011
Advanced Emergency Echocardiography, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Conference, Monterrey, CA
3/9/2011
Emergency Pelvic Sonography, Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians, Waltham, MA
10/23/2010
Thoracic Ultrasound and the FAST Exam, New England Emergency Ultrasound and Critical Care Conference, New Haven, CT
4/22/2010
Ultrasound-Guided Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Northern California Emergency Ultrasound Course, Monterrey, CA
3/8/2010
Advanced Applications of Emergency Ultrasound, Rocky Mountain Emergency Medicine Conference, Keystone, CO
2/28/2010
The EFAST Exam, Twin Cities Trauma Conference, Minneapolis, MN
12/12/2008

Regional

Soft-Tissue Ultrasound, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/22/2016
Ocular Ultrasound, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/22/2016
Advanced Ultrasound Procedures, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/22/2016
Pulmonary Ultrasound, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/22/2016
Abdominal Ultrasound, Anatomy and Pathology, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/20/2016
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular AccessPathology, Hapuna Beach Resort and Hotel, 3rd Rock Ultrasound, Big Island, HI
7/20/2016
Innovations in Clinical Care—Clinical Ultrasound Program, Baystate Medical Practices Annual Meeting, Springfield, MA
1/13/2016
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access, Montana Health Network, Billings, MT
1/17/2016
Basic Cardiac Ultrasound, Newman Regional Health, Emporia, KS
11/20/2015
Ultrasound Introduction, Physics, and Instrumentation, Newman Regional Health, Emporia, KS
11/19/2015
Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Ultrasound, Newman Regional Health, Emporia, KS
11/19/2015
Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Pathology, Newman Regional Health, Emporia, KS
11/19/2015
Aorto-Renal Ultrasound, Montana Health Network, Billings, MT
1/17/2015
Lower Extremity DVT Ultrasound, Orange Park Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
10/24/2014
Ultrasound in Trauma, Orange Park Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
10/24/2014
Emergency Echocardiography, Orange Park Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
10/24/2014
Abdominal Ultrasound Anatomy and Pathology, Orange Park Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
10/24/2014
Introduction to Ultrasound, Physics and Instrumentation, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR
10/18/2014
Emergency Echocardiography, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR
10/18/2014
Abdominal Ultrasound Anatomy and Pathology, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR
10/18/2014
Renal and Aorta Ultrasound, Montana Health Network, Billings, MT
1/11/2014
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access, Montana Health Network, Billings, MT
1/10/2014
Abdominal Sonography, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL
10/28/2013
Advanced Echocardiography, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, Il
10/28/2013
Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Ultrasound, University Medical Center, El Paso, TX
8/11/2013
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access, Montana Health Network, Billings, MT
3/8/2013
Introduction, Physics, and Instrumentation, Portage Health Emergency and Trauma, Hancock, MI
2/2/2012
Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Portage Health Emergency and Trauma, Hancock, MI
2/2/2012
Trauma Ultrasound: The E-FAST Exam, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, British Columbia
1/8/2012
DVT Ultrasound, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, British Columbia
1/9/2012
Basic Cardiac Sonography, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, British Columbia
1/8/2012
Pelvic Ultrasound Pathology, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, British Columbia
1/8/2012
Emergency Abdominal Sonography, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, British Columbia
1/8/2012
Central and Peripheral Venous Access, Ultrasound for Clinicians Course, Minneapolis, MA
11/5/2011
Ultrasonography in Trauma, Benefis Hospital, Great Falls, MT
4/2/2011
Critical Care Ultrasound, Benefis Hospital, Great Falls, MT
4/2/2011
Ultrasound-Guided Procedures, Benefis Hospital, Great Falls, MT
4/1/2011
Pulmonary Ultrasound, Benefis Hospital, Great Falls, MT
4/1/2011
Critical Care Ultrasound, Saint Francis Hospital, Rosemont, IL
6/20/2009
DVT Ultrasound, Saint Francis Hospital, Rosemont, IL
6/19/2009
Advanced Cardiac Ultrasound, Saint Francis Hospital, Rosemont, IL
6/19/2009

Local

Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound, Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA
7/29/2014
Biliary Ultrasound, Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA
7/29/2014
Introduction, Physics, and Instrumentation, Pioneer Valley Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Conference, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
11/3/2012
Basic Echocardiography and IVC, Pioneer Valley Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Conference, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
11/3/2012
Emerging Applications in Critical Care Ultrasound, Pioneer Valley Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Conference, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
11/3/2012
Ultrasound as a Disruptive Innovation in Medicine, Grand Rounds, Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke, MA
4/26/2011
Introduction, Physics, and Instrumentation, Baystate Emergency Ultrasound Course, Springfield MA
2/8/2009
Biliary Ultrasound, Baystate Emergency Ultrasound Course, Springfield MA
2/8/2009
Diagnostic Ultrasound in Shock, Baystate Emergency Ultrasound Course, Springfield MA
2/8/2009
Basic Bedside Ultrasound and the FAST Exam, St. Joseph Hospital, Family Practice residency core content lecture, St. Paul, MN
7/25/2008

Manuscripts

Schoenfeld EM, Poronsky KE, Elia TR, Budhram GR, Garb JL, Mader TJ. Validity of STONE Scores in Younger Patients Presenting with Suspected Uncomplicated Renal Colic. Amer J of Emerg Med, Feb 2016;34(2):230-4

Budhram G, Cronsell J, Schroeder M, Sautner J, Elia T, Schoenfeld E, Friderici J. Vitreous Opacities on Ocular Ultrasound Are Not Always Pathologic. Amer J Emerg Med, Dec 2015;33(12):1808-13.

Schoenfeld E, Poronsky KE, Elia T, Budhram G, Garb J, Mader T. Young Patients with Suspected Uncomplicated Renal Colic are Unlikely to Have Dangerous Alternative Diagnoses or Need Emergent Intervention. West J Emerg Med, Apr 2015;16(2):269-75.

Budhram G, Murman D, Lutfy L, Sullivan A. “Sonographic Confirmation of Intubation: Comparison of Three Methods in a Pig Model” J Ultrasound Med, Nov 2014;33(11):1925-9.

Budhram G, Mader T, Lutfy L, Murman D, Almulhim A. “Left Ventricular Thrombus Development During Ventricular Fibrillation and Resolution During Resuscitation in a Swine Model of Sudden Cardiac Arrest” Resuscitation, May 2014;85(5):689-93

Weiner SG, Sarff AR, Esener DE, Shroff SD, Budhram GR, Switkowski KM, Mostofi MD, Barus RW, Coute RA, Darvish AH. “Single-Operator Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Line Placement by Emergency Nurses Reduces the Need for Physician Intervention in Patients with Difficult-to-Establish Intravenous Access” J Emerg Med, Mar 2013; 44(3):653-60.

Budhram G, Elia T, Rathlev NK. “Implementation of a Successful Incentive-Based Ultrasound Credentialing Program for Emergency Physicians” West J Emerg Med, 2013; 14(6):602-8.


Budhram G. Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound. In: Clinical Ultrasound: A How-To Guide. Kang T, Bailitz K, editors, 2015; xi-xvii. Boca Raton:CRC Press.

Schoenfeld E, Budhram G, Elia T. Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound, Volumes 1 and 2 by Matt Dawson, Mike Mallin, A Media Review. Acad Emerg Med, Jan 2014, Vol 21(1), E1.

Budhram G, Plummer D. Ultrasound in Critical Care. In: Emergency Ultrasound, 3rd ed. Ma O, Mateer J, Reardon R, 2013; 191-224. New York:McGraw-Hill Education.


Budhram G, Bengiamin R, Lapine A, Heller K, Reardon R. Emergency Ultrasound. In: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support, Rural Emergency Medicine Education, 2nd ed. Carter D, editor. 2008; 1313-1342. CALS: Minneapolis

Monographs, Proceedings, and White Papers
Kendall J, Bahner D, Blaivas M, Budhram G, Dean A, Fox J, Hoffenberg S, Laselle B, Moore C, Quick G, Raio C, Rice C, Sierzenski P, Tayal V. Emergency Ultrasound Imaging Criteria Compendium. American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) Policy Statement, Ann Emerg Med, July 2016; 68(1) e11-48.

Budhram G. Baystate Emergency Ultrasound White Paper, Baystate Medical Center Clinical Policies, June 2009

Marvel B, Budhram G. “Bedside Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Complex Hand Infections: A Case Series” J Emerg Med, Jan 2015;48(1):63-8

Budhram G, Schmunk J. “Bedside Ultrasound Aids Identification and Removal of Cutaneous Foreign Bodies: A Case Series” J Emerg Med, Aug 2014;47(2):43-8

Christensen T, Budhram G. “Impending Paradoxical Embolus: A Bedside Diagnosis in the Emergency Department” Amer J Emerg Med, Feb 2016, epub ahead of print

Brown C, Budhram G. “Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function by Bedside Ultrasound in Acute Toxic Myocarditis” J Emerg Med, Oct 2013;45(4):588-91.

Pyle W, Lodding C, Budhram G, Willard L. “Images in Emergency Medicine. Elderly Woman with Rectal Bleeding.” Annals Emerg Med, July 2010; 56(1);18,59

Sautner J, Budhram G. “Diagnosis of Acute Mitral Valve Insufficiency Using Emergency Bedside Echocardiography” Acad Emerg Med, July 2009; 16(7): 685-6

Budhram G, Misiaszek R. “Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism Using Emergency Department Bedside Echocardiogram” Acad Emerg Med, Feb 2009; 19(2):289-93.

Budhram G. “Acute Glaucoma after Dilated Eye Exam in a Patient with Hyphema, Retinal Detachment, and Vitreous Hemorrhage” Acad Emerg Med, Jan 2009; 16(1):87-8.

Ball C, Budhram G.: “Emergency Department Bedside Echocardiography in Diagnosis of Ebstein’s Anomaly with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and Atrial Fibrillation”, Acad Emerg Med, Sept 2008, Vol 15(9), 870-1.

Hart D, Budhram G, Reardon R, Clinton J: “Bedside Echocardiography in the Management of a Thoracic Stab Wound with Early Tamponade”, Acad Emerg Med, Oct 2008.

Hill C, Budhram G.: “Emergency Department Echocardiography Demonstrates Large Pericardial Effusion and Pendulous Cardiac Motion in Patient with Shortness of Breath and Electrical Alternans”, Acad Emerg Med, July 2008, Vol 15(7), pp693-4.

Budhram G, Reardon R.: “Diagnosis of Ascending Aortic Dissection Using Emergency Department Bedside Echocardiogram”, Acad Emerg Med, June 2008, Vol 15(6), 584.