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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Chapter 11 - Hepatobiliary

from Section 2 - Diagnostic ultrasound

Selected references

Blaivas, M., Harwood, R. A., Lambert, M. J. (1999) Decreasing length of stay with emergency ultrasound examination of the gallbladder. Acad Emerg Med 6: 1020–3.
Breyer, M. J., Giordano, M., Tinjum, B., et al. (2010) Emergency medicine resident performed bedside ultrasonography of the gallbladder in non-fasted healthy volunteers. J Emerg Med 39(1): 65–9.
Durston, W., Carl, M. L., Guerra, W., et al. (2001) Comparison of quality and cost-effectiveness in the evaluation of symptomatic cholelithiasis with different approaches to ultrasound availability in the ED. Am J Emerg Med 19: 260–9.
Jang, T. B., Ruggeri, W., Dyne, P., et al. (2010) The learning curve of resident physicians using emergency ultrasonography for cholelithiasis and cholecystitis. Acad Emerg Med 17: 1247–52.
Kendall, J. L., Shrimp, R. J. (2001) Performance and interpretation of focused right upper quadrant ultrasound by emergency physicians. J Emerg Med 21: 7–13.
McGahan, J. P., Phillips, H. E., Cox, K. L. (1982) Sonography of the normal pediatric gallbladder and biliary tree. Radiology 144: 873–5.
Poffenberger, C. M., Gausche-Hill, M., Ngai, S., et al. (2012) Cholelithiasis and its complications in children and adolescents. Pediatr Emerg Care 28(1): 68–76.
Rosen, C. L., Brown, D. F, Chang, Y., et al. (2001) Ultrasonography by emergency physicians in patients with suspected cholecystitis. Am J Emerg Med 19: 32–6.
Summers, S. M., Scruggs, W., Menchine, M. D., et al. (2010) A prospective evaluation of emergency department bedside ultrasonography for detection of acute cholecystitis. Ann Emerg Med 56(2): 114–22.
Tsung, J. W., Raio, C. C., Ramirez-Schrempp, D., et al. (2010) Point-of-care ultrasound diagnosis of pediatric cholecystitis in the ED. Am J Emerg Med 28(3): 338–42.