Echocardiography

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A LARGE LEFT VENTRICLE THROMBUS WITH VASCULAR SEQUELAE: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 50 year-old man presented with left sided weakness. His history was notable for type 2 diabetes mellitus, peripheral arterial disease, and prior unprovoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of his right femoral vein [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A LARGE LEFT VENTRICLE THROMBUS WITH VASCULAR SEQUELAE: A CASE REPORT

AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM BATTLE: TTE VS TEE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Background: Echocardiography is an essential evaluation in the diagnosis of infectious endocarditis (IE). Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a portable study that is widely available and non-invasive. Though transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is traditionally known for higher [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:14+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM BATTLE: TTE VS TEE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

DERIVATION OF A CLINICAL PREDICTION MODEL TO PREDICT UNCHANGED INPATIENT ECHOCARDIOGRAMS

Background:  Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is one of the most popular tests in healthcare. Studies of Medicare beneficiaries for example have shown that each year approximately 20% undergo at least one TTE. Repeat TTE defined as [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:50:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on DERIVATION OF A CLINICAL PREDICTION MODEL TO PREDICT UNCHANGED INPATIENT ECHOCARDIOGRAMS

WOULD HOSPITALIST USE OF POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND PAY FOR ITSELF? A RETURN-ON-INVESTMENT PREDICTION MODEL USING UNINCENTIVIZED, ULTRASOUND-TRAINED RESIDENTS

Background: Although point-of-care ultrasound can improve patient care and reduce unnecessary downstream costs, few economic models exist on hospitalist use and whether remuneration for imaging could offset equipment costs.  As the heart and lungs are [...]

By | 2017-05-05T19:04:04+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Oral Presentations, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on WOULD HOSPITALIST USE OF POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND PAY FOR ITSELF? A RETURN-ON-INVESTMENT PREDICTION MODEL USING UNINCENTIVIZED, ULTRASOUND-TRAINED RESIDENTS