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ACEP 2010- Ultrasound Management Course

The ACEP Ultrasound Section hosted its annual Ultrasound Management Course on Monday September 27. This year’s course was organized by director Troy Foster and co-directors Rajesh Geria and Bret Nelson. Special thanks goes out to Vivek Tayal for his mentoring, support and guidance! In addition, Marilyn Bromley and Julie Williams were instrumental in putting theRead more

ACEP 2010- Ultrasound for pediatric appendicitis

On September 28 Dr. Suzanne Bentley presented the abstract: Ultrasound evaluation for appendicitis in children: Can we safely reduce CT scan utilization? Bentley S, Nelson BP, Zahn L at ACEP in Las Vegas. Data on using ultrasound as a first-line diagnostic modality (instead of CT scan) were discussed, with implications for diagnostic accuracy, radiation exposure,Read more

Lutheran Medical Center Course

The Mount Sinai Division of Emergency Ultrasound was proud to visit Lutheran Medical Center today for a critical care ultrasound workshop. Many thanks to Dr. Bonnie Simmons, Chair of Emergency Medicine and Dr. Gloria Tsan, Director of Medical Student and Resident Education for inviting us and hosting the course. The course was well-attended by facultyRead more

Top 3 Articles: Pelvic US

Miscarriage in progress from Sinai EM Ultrasound on Vimeo. Pelvic ultrasound is one of our core US applications. It has been incorporated within many emergency departments and it is a bread and butter skill for the EP. So, how do we fare in our performance? This early study showed that ED ultrasound was very similarRead more