Emergency Medicine

Emergency Ultrasound Research - Abstracts

Selection of Abstracts Presented Nationally and Internationally

(Fac=Penn ED faculty, Res= Penn ED Resident, CHOP= Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, RS= Research Scholar, MS= Medical Student)

The Effects Of ED Crowding On Enrollment Of Patients In A Randomized Controlled Trial. Jafari D{RS}, Panebianco NL{Fac}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Cheng AB{Fellow},  Alghamdi A{Fellow}, Dean AJ{Fac}. Poster.    SAEM Annual Convention, Atlanta.

A Comparison Of “Hockey Stick” And Conventional Linear Array Transducers In The Detection Of Foreign Bodies,  Jafari D{RS}, Panebianco NL{Fac}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Cheng AB{Fellow}, Alghamdi A{Fellow}, Dean AJ{Fac}.  Poster. SAEM Annual Convention, Atlanta. 2013 

The Effect of Vessel Depth and Location on the Longevity of Ultrasound-Guided, Extended-Dwell Midline Catheters: a Comparison Between Two Brands. Wihbey T{MS}. Panebianco NL{Fac}, Jafari D{RS}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Cheng AB{Fellow}, Alghamdi A{Fellow}, Dean AJ{Fac}. Poster. SAEM Annual Convention, Atlanta. 2013

Ultrasound-Guided Midline Catheters: Patient and Operator Satisfaction. Wihbey T{MS}. Dean AJ{Fac},  Jafari D{RS}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Cheng AB{Fellow}, Alghamdi A{Fellow}, Panebianco NL{Fac}. Poster. SAEM Annual Convention, Atlanta. 2013

Human or animal? Finding the best soft tissue model for foreign body evaluation.  Jafari D{RS}, Cody KJ{Fellow}, Panebianco NL{Fac}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Jenq KY{Fellow}, Fischer JI{Fellow}, Dean AJ{Fac}.  Oral presentation at ACEP scientific assembly, Denver, CO. October-2012

Small retained foreign bodies: what is the limit of detection using current emergency ultrasound equipment? Jafari D{RS}, Cody KJ{Fellow}, Panebianco NL{Fac}, Shofer FS{Fac}, Ku BS{Fellow}, Au A, Dean AJ{Fac}.Poster presentation at ACEP scientific assembly, Denver, CO. October-2012

Ultrasound in triage in patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy decreases emergency department length of stay. Cody KJ{Fellow}, Jafari D{RS}, Panebianco NL{Fac}, Soremekun OA{Fac}, Dean AJ{Fac}. Poster presentation at SAEM annual meeting, Chicago, IL, May-2012

The Effect of Patient Positioning on Ultrasound Assessment of the Inferior Vena Cava.  N.L. Panebianco{Fac}, A.B. Cheng{Fellow}, J. Fischer{Fellow}, M.A. Huis in t Veld{RS}, A.J. Dean{Fac}. SAEM Annual Meeting, Boston, June 1-5. 2011

The Additional Utility of Emergency Bedside Transvaginal Ultrasound After Nondiagnostic Transabdominal Ultrasound in the Evaluation of 1st Trimester Pregnancy.  N.L. Panebianco{Fac}, A. Mohammad{MS}, A. Mangili{Fellow}, K. Anderson{Fellow}, JM. Fields{Fellow}, A.J Dean{Fac}.  Oral presentation at the SAEM annual conference, Phoenix, Az. 2010

Accuracy of various methods of B-line Assessment in the Diagnosis of CHF Compared by ROC curves.  K. Anderson{Fellow}, JM. Fields{Fellow}, N.L.Panebianco{Fac}, A.J. Dean{Fac}. 2010.  Lightening oral presentation at the SAEM annual conference, Phoenix, Az.

Test Characteristics of Various Techniques of Ultrasound Assessment for Pulmonary Edema Using B-lines.  K. Anderson{Fellow}, JM. Fields{Fellow}, N.L. Panebianco{Fac}, A.J. Dean{Fac}.  Lightening oral presentation at the SAEM annual conference, Phoenix, Az.  2010

Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access: Patient Pain, Anxiety and Preference. N. Panebianco{Fac}, J. Fredette{Res}, D. Szyld{Res}, E. Sagalyn{Res}, J. Pines{Fac}, A. Dean{Fac}.  Poster presented at national ACEP conference, Chicago, IL.  2008

Gestalt Visual Estimation of Inferior Vena Cava Collapse Index Maintains Reliable Agreement With Traditional Quantitative Measurements.  J.M. Fields{Fellow}, P.Lee, K. Jenq{Fellow}, D. Mark{Res}, N.L. Panebianco{Fac}, A. Dean{Fac}.  Poster presented at national ACEP conference, Chicago, IL.  2008

Gestalt Estimation of Inferior Vena Cava Collapse Index Between Different Sonographers is Reliable and Accurate. P.Lee{Res}, J.M. Fields{Fellow}, K. Jenq{Fellow}, D. Mark{Fellow}, N. Panebianco{Fac}, A. Dean{Fac}.  Poster presented at national ACEP conference, Chicago, IL. 2008

The Effect of Vessel Depth and Diameter on Success Rates of Ultrasound Guided IV Placement in Patients with Difficult AccessN. Panebianco{Fac}, J. Fredette{Res}, D. Szyld{Res}, E. Sagalyn{Res}, J. Pines{Fac}, A. Dean{Fac}.  Oral presentation.  Ultrasound Symposium: Pediatric Critical Ultrasound.  Columbia University, New York. 2008.  Poster presented at SAEM national convention, Washington, DC. 2008.

Intensivist Use of Hand Carried Ultrasound to Measure E/e' and IVC Collapsibility in Estimating Volume Status: Correlations with Pulmonary Artery and Central Venous Pressures. N. Panebianco, S. Stawicki, J. Kirkpatrick, G. Hayden, V. Gracias, A. Dean{Fac}. Winner of prize for Best Abstract at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine 12th Annual Challenges in Critical Care symposium, Hershey, Pennsylvania, August 24, 2007.