2013 Tri-State Ultrasound Fellow Conference

The first annual Tri-State Ultrasound Fellow Conference kicked off today at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. The first day of this two-day course focused on administrative issues in ultrasound, featuring nationally recognized speakers from all around the area. Bret Nelson from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai discussed faculty development, including:Read more

76 y M p/w chest pain after using cocaine. EKG is below. What medications should be avoided in this patient? This EKG demonstrates sinus bradycardia with ST elevation in leads II, III, aVf, v3, v4, v5 and v6, suggesting inferior wall MI. Inferior MI should prompt a right sided EKG to look for right sidedRead more

10 y F p/w right neck pain starting last night, she has decreased ROM with her head tilted to the left. atlanto-axial subluxation on CT This child has atlanto-axial subluxation, sometimes called Grisel syndrome. The key to identifying this condition and differentiating it from torticollis caused by muscle spasm is the relationship between head positionRead more

18y M no PMH p/w 2 days of gradually worsening intermittent abdominal pain and distension. Supine abdominal film of cecal volvulus demonstrating classic “coffee bean” shape and evidence of obstruction with distended proximal bowel. Source: UpToDate, more