Echo Studies: PubMed Collection


Breitkreutz R, Walcher F, Seeger FH. Focused echocardiographic evaluation in resuscitation management: concept of an advanced life support-conformed algorithm. Crit Care Med 2007;15(Suppl 5):S150-S161

Gunst M, Ghaemmaghami V, Sperry J, et al. Accuracy of cardiac function and volume status estimates using the bedside echocardiographic assessment in trauma/critical care. J Trauma 2008 Sep;65(3):509-516

Gunst M, Sperry J, Ghaemmaghami V, O’Keeffe T, Friese R, Frankel H Bedside echocardiographic assessment for trauma/critical care: the BEAT exam. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Sep;207(3):e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.05.027. Epub 2008 Jul 21. No abstract available

Jones AE, Tayal VS, Sullivan DM, Kline JA. Randomized, controlled trial of immediate versus delayed goal-directed ultrasound to identify the cause of nontraumatic hypotension in emergency department patients. Crit Care Med 2004;32:1703-1708.

Jones AE, Tayal VS, Kline JA. Focused training of emergency medicine residents in goal-directed echocardiography: a prospective study. Acad Emerg Med 2003;10:1054-1058

Kasper W , Konstantinides S, Geibel A.  Prognostic significance of right ventricular afterload stress detected via cardiac ultrasound in patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism.  Heart 1997;77:346-9.

Labovitz AJ, Noble VE, Bierig M, Goldstein SA, Jones R, Smadar K, Porter TR, Spencer KT, Tayal V, Wei K.  Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Clinical Setting: A consensus statement of the American Society for Echocardiography and the American College of Emergency Physicians.  J Am Soc Echo  2010;23(12):1225-30   CrossRef,  Web of Science® Times Cited: 3

Moore CL, Rose GA, Tayal VS, Sullivan DM, Arrowood JA, Kline JA. Determination of left ventricular function by emergency physician echocardiography of hypotensive patients. Acad Emerg Med 2002;9:186-193

Moore, C. Current issues with emergency cardiac ultrasound probe and image conventionsAcademic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 15, 278-84 (2008).

Rose JS, Bair AE, Mandavia D, Kinser DJ. The UHP protocol: a novel ultrasound approach to the empiric evaluation of the undifferentiated hypotensive patient. Am J Emerg Med 2001;19:299-302.

Tayal VS, Kline JA. Emergency echocardiography to detect pericardial effusion in patients in PEA and near-PEA states. Resuscitation 2003;59:315-318.

Taylor RA, Davis J, Liu R, Gupta V, Dziura J, Moore CL Point-of-Care Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for Prediction of Pulmonary Embolism Adverse Outcomes.J Emerg Med. 2013 Jul 1. doi:pii: S0736-4679(13)00450-2. 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.04.014

Lo A, Stewart P, Younger JF, Atherton J, Prasad SB. Usefulness of right ventricular myocardial strain in assessment of response to thrombolytic therapy in acute pulmonary embolism. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2010 Dec;11(10):892-5. doi: 10.1093/ejechocard/jeq091. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

Ünlüer EE, Senturk GÖ, Karagöz A, Uyar Y, Bayata S. Red flag in bedside echocardiography for acute pulmonary embolism: remembering McConnell’s sign. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;31(4):719-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.12.007. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

McConnell MV, Solomon SD, Rayan ME, Come PC, Goldhaber SZ, Lee RT. Regional right ventricular dysfunction detected by echocardiography in acute pulmonary embolism. Am J Cardiol 1996;78:469-73.

Hoffmann B, Gullett JP. Bedside transthoracic sonography in suspected pulmonary embolism: a new tool for emergency physicians. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Sep;17(9):e88-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00831.x. No abstract available.

Blaivas M, Fox JC Outcome in cardiac arrest patients found to have cardiac standstill on the bedside emergency department echocardiogram. Acad Emerg Med. 2001 Jun;8(6):616-21

Salen P, Melniker L, Chooljian C, Rose JS, Alteveer J, Reed J, Heller M  Does the presence or absence of sonographically identified cardiac activity predict resuscitation outcomes of cardiac arrest patients? Am J Emerg Med. 2005 Jul;23(4):459-62

Blyth L, Atkinson P, Gadd K, Lang E  Bedside focused echocardiography as predictor of survival in cardiac arrest patients: a systematic review. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;19(10):1119-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01456.x. Epub 2012 Oct 5. Review

Seif D, Meeks A, Mailhot T, Perera P. Emergency department diagnosis of infective endocarditis using bedside emergency ultrasound. Crit Ultrasound J. 2013 Feb 11;5(1):1. doi: 10.1186/2036-7902-5-1

Goodman A, Perera P, Mailhot T, Mandavia D. The role of bedside ultrasound in the diagnosis of pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade. J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2012 Jan;5(1):72-5. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.93118

Controversial: Spencer et al. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound. Recommendations by the American Society of Echocardiography. JASE June 2013


THE RUSH PROTOCOL Part 1 and Part 2

 protocol – Lichtenstein

EGLS – Echo-Guided Life Support and the Ultrasound Podcast on EGLS

Volpicelli and Shock  – Multi-organ assessment

CAUSE Study: cardiac arrest ultrasound

International evidence-based recommendations for focused cardiac ultrasound


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