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Ultrasound Research


​Current studies

  • The Impact of Ultrasound Fellowships on Graduates' Career Paths (IRB exempt). 

2015

Publications

  • ​Avitabile NC, Kaban NL, Siadecki SD, Lewiss RE, Saul T. Two Cases of Heterotopic Pregnancy: Review of the Literature and Sonographic Diagnosis in the Emergency Department. J Ultrasound Med. 2015. 34;3:527-30.

Abstracts

  • Avitabile NC, Saul T, Kaban NL, Siadecki SD, Lewiss RE. (2015) “An Assessment of the Ultrasound Curricula of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine Residencies" AACOM & AODME Annual meeting. 


2014

Publications

  • Ng L, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Sonographic Baseline Physeal Plate Width Measurements in Healthy, Uninjured Children. Pediatr Emerg Care 2014. 30;12:871-874.
  • Lewiss RE, Hayden GE, Murray A, Liu YT, Panebianco N, Liteplo AS. SonoGames: An Innovative Approach to Emergency Medicine Resident Ultrasound Education. J Ultasound Med 2014. 33;10:1843-1849.
  • Sauler A, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Point-of-Care ultrasound differentiates pyomyositis from cellulitis: a case report. Am J Emerg Med 2014. (epub ahead of print).
  • Frasure SE, Matilsky DK, Siadecki SD, Platz E, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Impact of patient positioning on lung ultrasound findings in acute heart failure. European Heart Journal 2014 (epub ahead of print).
  • Lavine EK, Saul T, Frasure SE, Lewiss RE. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in a Patient with Perforated Appendicitis. Pediatr Emerg Care 2014. 30;9:665-7.
  • Matilsky D, Lewiss RE, Whalen M, Saul T. Fournier’s Gangrene. Case Report. Med Ultrason 2014. 16:3:262-3.
  • Lewiss RE, Shaukat NM, Saul T. The Endomyometrial Thickness for Abnormal Implantation Evaluation by Pelvic Sonography. J Ultrasound Med 2014. 33;7:1143-1146.
  • Ahmed AA, Martin JA, Saul T, Lewiss RE. The thoracic spine sign in bedside ultrasound. Three case reports. Med Ultrason 2014. 16;2:179-81.
  • Egan DJ, Saul T, Herbert-Cohen D, Lewiss RE. Bedside Ultrasound Diagnosis of an Aortocaval Fistula in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med 2014. 47;2:e55-7. 
  • Lewiss RE, Stone M. RDMS Certification for Emergency Physicians. Ann Emerg Med 2014. 63;5:629-630.
  • Lewiss RE, Tayal VS, Hoffmann B, Kendall J, Liteplo AS, Moak JH, Panebianco N, Noble VE. The Core Content of Clinical Ultrasonography Fellowship Training. Acad Emerg Med 2014. 21;4:456-461.
  • Goldflam K, Goett RR, Lewiss RE, Saul T. Patient Perceptions of Ultrasound Educational Scans in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med 2014. 46;6:833-333.
  • Lavine E, Siadecki SD, Lewiss RE, Frasure SE, Saul T. Cardiac amyloidosis evaluation by bedside ultrasound in the emergency department. A case report. Med Ultrason 2014. 16;1:63-6.
  • Siadecki SD, Frasure SE, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Diagnosis and Reduction of a Hernia by Bedside Ultrasound: A Case Report. J Emerg Med 2014. 47;2:169-171.

Abstracts

  • Dorene A, Smalley CM, Theissen M, Kendall J. (2014)  “Emergency Ultrasound Training Practices and Milestones.” World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, Portland, OR.
  • Smalley, CM, Theissen M, Byyny R, Dorene A, McNair B, Kendall, J. (2014) “Number of Weeks Spent Rotating in the ED Has a Greater Effect on Achievement of Ultrasound Milestone Competency than a Dedicated Ultrasound Rotation.” ACEP Research Symposium, Chicago, Il.
  • Avitabile A, Saul T, Kaban N, Siadecki S, Lewiss R. (2014) An Assessment of the Ultrasound Curricula of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine Residencies. World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, Portland, OR.
  • Kang T, Abo A, Lewiss R, Fischer J. (2014) Discussion on Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Education: Moving Towards a Consensus. World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, Portland, OR.
  • RELewiss, JCook, ELavine, NAvitabile, NKaban, SSiadecki, TSaul, JRabrich, DWiener. (2014) ‘Effect of a Workflow Solution Task Force on Emergency Physician Compliance for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Documentation and Billing.” ACEP Research Assembly , Chicago, Il.
  • Leech S, Nomura J, Lewiss R, Adhikari S, Geria R, Davison J, Huang R. (2014) “A Live Interactive Online Academic Educational Series for Ultrasound Fellowships.” SAEM Annual Meeting.


2013

Publications

  • Lewiss RE, Kaban NL, Saul T. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for a Deep Venous Thrombosis. Global Heart 2013. 8;4:329-333.
  • Lewiss RE, Hoffmann B, Beaulieu Y, Phelan MB. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education: The Increasing Roles of Simulation and Multimedia Resources. J Ultrasound Med 2014. 33;1:27-32.
  • Frasure SE, Siadecki SD, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Viral Myocarditis Leading to Acute Heart Failure in a Young Adult. J Emerg Med 2013. 46;3:e75-7.
  • Lavine E, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Middle-Aged Man with Left Neck Pain and Swelling. J Emerg Med 2013. 46;4:516-8.
  • Lewiss RE, Saul T, Del Rios M. Acquiring credentials in bedside ultrasound: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 2013.3;8:e003502.
  • Saul T, Ng L, Lewiss RE. Point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis of upper extremity fracture-dislocation. A pictorial essay. Med Ultrason 2013. 15;3: 230-236.
  • Rolston DM, Saul T, Wong T, Lewiss RE. Bedside Ultrasound Diagnosis of Acute Embolic Femoral Artery Occlusion. J Emerg Med 2013. 45;6:897-900.
  • Daignault MD, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Diagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Two Cases. J Emerg Med 2013. 46;3:373-7.
  • Lewiss RE, Pearl M, Nomura JT, Baty G, Bengiamin R, et al. CORD-AEUS Consensus Document for the Emergency Ultrasound Milestone Project. Acad Emerg Med 2013. 20;7:740-745.
  • He C, Wright LM, Saul T, Lewiss RE. An Inexpensive and Easy-to-Make Simulation Model of Biliary Ultrasound That Mimics Normal Anatomy and Abnormal Biliary Conditions. J Diag Med Sono 2013;29;3:144-148. 
  • Gingrich AS, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Point-of-care Ultrasound in a Resource-Limited Setting: Diagnosing Intussusception. J Emerg Med 2013. 45;3:e67-70.
  • Frasure SE, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Bedside ultrasound diagnosis of vitreous hemorrhage and traumatic lens dislocation. Am J Emerg Med 2013. 31;6:1002 e1-2.
  • Pathak NJ, Ng L, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Focused cardiac ultrasound diagnosis ofright-sided endocarditis.  Am J Emerg Med 2013. 31;6:998 e3-4.
  • Herbert-Cohen D, Yeh JS, Hernandez J, Lewiss RE, Saul T. Man with facial pain. Ludwig’s angina. Ann Emerg Med 2013. 61;3:278, 288.
  • Derrick BJ, Jafri FN, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Perforated Uterus with Displacement of Intrauterine Device. J Emer Med 2013. 44;6:1144-1145.
  • Yeh J, Jafri F, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Renal Fracture. J Emer Med 2013. 44;4:e337-338.
  • Ng L, Saul T, Lewiss RE. Sonographic evidence of spontaneous pneumomediastinum. Am J Emerg Med 2013.31;2:462 e3-4.

Abstracts

  • Lewiss RE, Nomura J, Akhtar A. (2013) “Resident Education in Ultrasound: Meeting the Milestone.” SAEM Annual meeting.