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Welcome! This is the website for the Mount Sinai Emergency Ultrasound Division. It serves as an information resource for residents, fellows, medical students and others seeking information about point-of-care ultrasound. There is a lot of information here, so please explore the site and send us feedback. To make things easier for new users we’ve condensedRead more

Ultrasound Manual 2011

  The Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, 2nd Edition is now available from Cambridge University Press and major booksellers. The book details evidence-based protocols for the use of bedside ultrasound in the acute and critical care setting, as well as step-by-step guides for using ultrasound in procedures. It is ideally suited for emergencyRead more

Spleen Tips

Hippocrates, Galen, and a host of classical physicians wrote extensively on the spleen and its maladies. As I’m sure you recall, the spleen is tasked with the metabolism of black bile. Failure of the spleen to clear this fluid leads to melancholia. Fast forward to now, and we also seek black fluid near the spleen.Read more