Hartford Hospital



2021-2022 Abstracts:
Timing of Intern Year Ultrasound Rotation on Ultrasound Competency in Emergency Medicine Residents, Edward Wilson, Megan Lukas, Elizabeth Yetter, Turandot Saul, Trent She
NERDS22 and SAEM22

Use of IVC and Abdominal Aorta Diameter Ratio to Assess Oral Rehydration in Marathon Runners
Hansen D, Lopez C, Wong B, Price J, She T, Pacheco F, Chartoff S.

Stuck in My Throat: Utility of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Evaluating for Laryngeal Foreign Bodies
Seth Lotterman, Basil West, Kathleen Morrisroe

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Identifies Occlusive Myocardial Infarction Hours Before Conventional Diagnosis
Curtis Xu, Andrew Melendez, Thuy Nguyen, Justin Ellenberg, Ambika Anand, Meghan Herbst

Effectiveness of Near Peer versus Faculty Point-of-Care Ultrasound Instruction to Third Year Medical Students
Katie Rong, Grace Lee, Meghan Herbst

Cardiac Point-of-Care Ultrasound Increases Resource Use Without Notable Benefit During Traumatic Cardiac Arrest
Donias Doko, Zachary Boivin, Kevin Duignan, Trent She, Nishant Merchant

Impact of Virtual Compared to In-Person Ultrasound Education for Prehospital Providers
Ayesha Gittens, Judith Oriental- Pierre, Melissa Smith, Trent She


Getting Involved with Companies
Panelist, Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships Conference, September 19, 2021, Nashville,

Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation and Stellate Ganglion Blocks
Yale Emergency Ultrasound Conference, Yale University, May 3, 2022, New Haven, CT

Subclavian Lines with Ultrasound
19th Annual Regional Ultrasound Symposium, Mount Sinai Morningside and West, April 27,
2022, New York, NY

Prehospital FAST
2nd Annual Hartford HealthCare EMS Symposium, September 25, 2021, Virtual

POCUS in the Prehospital Environment
University of Buffalo Ultrasound Speaker Series, September 8, 2020, Virtual

Stellate Ganglion Block
Massachusetts General Hospital CURE Conference, June 24, 2020, Virtual

Hospital Medicine Education Series: Introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Thoracic Ultrasound
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Critical Care Multidisciplinary Ultrasound Rounds: The E-FAST, UConn Health, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Ultrasound in the Global Health Setting: Focused Assessment with Sonography for HIV-Associated Tuberculosis
UConn Health Farmington CT

Connecticut Medical Student Council: Right Lower Quadrant Pain: How I Wonder What You Are
UConn, Quinnipiac, and Yale Joint Conference


Goertz, Jacob K., and Seth Lotterman. "Can the degree of hydronephrosis on ultrasound predict kidney stone size?." The American journal of emergency medicine 28.7 (2010): 813-816.

Lam, Samuel HF, Adam Wise, and Christopher Yenter. "Emergency bedside ultrasound for the diagnosis of pediatric intussusception: a retrospective review." World Journal of Emergency Medicine 5.4 (2014): 255.

Iyengar-Kapuganti, Rupa L., et al. "Point-of-care ultrasound findings and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19." Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 33.11 (2020): 1416-1417.

Margus, Colton, et al. "Stellate ganglion nerve block by point-of-care ultrasonography for treatment of refractory infarction-induced ventricular fibrillation." Annals of Emergency Medicine 75.2 (2020): 257-260.

Jaynstein, Dayna, et al. "Point-of-care ultrasound assessment of the abdominal aorta by physician assistant students: a pilot study." Emergency Radiology 28.2 (2021): 245-250.

Rong K, Herbst MK. Massive ovarian cyst mimics constipation. J Emerg Med, forthcoming.

Herbst MK, Ledford M, Chang K. Plum Pit Bezoar. Ann Emerg Med 2022; 79(2): e11-e12.

Herbst MK, Herbst T. Acute unilateral hydronephrosis in the setting of hemorrhagic cystitis.
Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Jan;51:429.e3-429.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2021.07.030. Epub 2021 Jul

Herbst MK, Sorkin R. Ultrasound-guided spinal accessory nerve block for intractable trapezius
pain: A case series. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Aug 14:S0735-6757(21)00666-5. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2021.08.026. Epub ahead of print.

Herbst MK, Carter EM, Wu S, Dietrich CF, Hoffmann B. Feasibility of pneumoperitoneum
diagnosis using point-of-care ultrasound: a pilot study using a fresh cadaver model. Med Ultrason.
2021 Sep 11. doi: 10.11152/mu-3238. Epub ahead of print.

Rong K, Chimileski B, Kaloudis P, Herbst MK. Impact of an epic-integrated point-of-care
ultrasound workflow on ultrasound performance, compliance, and potential revenue. Am J Emerg
Med. 2021 Jun 7;49: 233-239. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2021.06.009. Epub ahead of print.

Herbst MK, Li C, Blomstrom S. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assists Diagnosis of Spontaneously
Passed Common Bile Duct Stone. J Emerg Med. 2021 Apr;60(4):517-519.

Southgate SJ, Herbst MK. Facial Burn. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine blog.

Southgate SJ,Herbst MK.Ultrasound-Guided Serratus Anterior Blocks. StatPearls. Treasure Island FL:
StatPearls Publishing; 2019.

Southgate SJ,Herbst MK.Ultrasound of the Urinary Tract. StatPearls. Treasure Island FL: StatPearls
Publishing; 2018.

Lam J, Coughlin R, Buhl L, Herbst MK, Herbst T, Martillotti J, Coughlin B. Emergency medicine summary
code for reporting CT scan results: implementation and survey results. Emergency Radiology 2018; 25(3): 303-