Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Intraperitoneal blood missed on a FAST examination using portable ultrasound. Amer J Emerg Med. 2002 Mar;20(2):105-7. PubMed PMID: 11880874.
  2. Blaivas M, Sierzenski P, Theodoro D. Significant hemoperitoneum in blunt trauma victims with normal vital signs and clinical examination. Amer J Emerg Med. 2002 May;20(3):218-21. PubMed PMID: 11992343.
  3. Blaivas M, Theodoro Dl, Sierzenski PR. Proliferation of ultrasound fellowships in emergency medicine; how do we ensure future experts are expertly trained? Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Aug;9(8):863-4. PubMed PMID: 12153898.
  4. Blaivas M, Theodoro DL, Sierzenski RP. A study of bedside ocular ultrasonography in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Aug;9(8):791-9.
  5. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Duggal S. Ultrasound guided drainage of peritonisllar abscess by the emergency physician. Am J Emerg Med. 2003. Mar;21(2):155-8. PubMed PMID: 12671820.
  6. Blaivas M. Theodoro D, Sierzenski PR. Elevated intracranial pressure detected by bedside emergency ultrasonography of the optic nerve sheath. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Apr;10(4):376-81. PubMed PMID: 12670853.
  7. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Comparison of perceived and actual times spent by residents performing ultrasound examinations on patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2003. Apr;10(4):397-9. PubMed PMID: 12670858.
  8. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Frequency of incomplete abdominal aorta visualization by emergency department bedside ultrasound. Acad Emerg Med. 2004;11(1):103-5. PubMed PMID: 14709438.
  9. Theodoro D, Blaivas M, Duggal S, Snyder G, Lucas M. Real-time B-mode ultrasound in the ED saves time in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The American journal of emergency medicine. 2004;22(3):197-200. PubMed PMID: 15138956
  10. Blaivas M, Brannam L, Theodoro D. Ultrasound image quality comparison between an inexpensive handheld emergency department (ED) ultrasound machine and a large mobile ED ultrasound system. Acad Emerg Med. 2004;11(7):778-81. PubMed PMID: 15231471.
  11. Akhtar S, Theodoro D, Gaspari R, Tayal V, Sierzenski P, Lamantia J, Stahmer S, Raio C. Resident training in emergency ultrasound: consensus recommendations from the 2008 Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Conference. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16 Suppl 2:S32-6. PubMed PMID: 20053207.
  12. Theodoro D, Bausano B, Lewis L, Evanoff B, Kollef M. A descriptive comparison of ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation of the internal jugular vein to landmark-based subclavian vein cannulation. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(4):416-22. PubMed PMID: 20370781; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3595167.
  13. Theodoro D, Krauss M, Kollef M, Evanoff B. Risk factors for acute adverse events during ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(10):1055-61. PubMed PMID: 21040106; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3597243.
  14. Miner JR, Lewis LM, Mosnaim GS, Varon J, Theodoro D, Hoffmann TJ. Feasibility of percutaneous vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of acute asthma exacerbations. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(4):421-9. PubMed PMID: 22506946.
  15. Flynn CJ, Weppler A, Theodoro D, Haney E, Milne WK. Emergency medicine ultrasonography in rural communities. Can J Rural Med. 2012;17(3):99-104. PubMed PMID: 22735086.
  16. Lewiss RE, Pearl M, Nomura JT, Baty G, Bengiamin R, Duprey K, Stone M, Theodoro D, Akhtar S. CORD-AEUS: consensus document for the emergency ultrasound milestone project. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(7):740-5. PubMed PMID: 23859589.
  17. Theodoro D, Owens PL, Olsen MA, Fraser V. Rates and timing of central venous cannulation among patients with sepsis and respiratory arrest admitted by the emergency department. Critical care medicine. 2014;42(3):554-64. PubMed PMID: 24145846; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3944374.
  18. Liang SY, Theodoro DL, Schuur JD, Marschall J. Infection prevention in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;64(3):299-313. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.02.024. Epub 2014 Apr 12.
  19. Berkoff, DJ, English, J., Theodoro, DL. Sports medicine ultrasound (US) beyond the musculoskeletal system: use in the abdomen, solid organs, lung, heart and eye. Br J Sports Med 2015;49:161-165
  20. Theodoro DL, Olsen MA, Warren DK, McMullen KM, Asaro P, Henderson A, Tozier M, Fraser V. Emergency Department Central Line-associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSI) Incidence in the Era of Prevention Practices. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;22(9):1048-55
  21. Adhikari S, Theodoro D, Raio C, Nelson M, Lyon M, Leech S, Akhtar S, Stolz U. Central Venous Catheterization: Are We Using Ultrasound Guidance? J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Nov;34(11):2065-70. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.01027. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Books and Chapters

  1. Theodoro DL. Hepatobiliary. In: Ma OJ, Mateer, J.R., Blaivas, M. , ed. Emergency Ultrasound. 2nd ed. China: McGraw-Hill; 2008:169-192.
  2. Contributing Author. Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines. American College of Emergency Physicians Policy Statement. October 2008.
  3. Lewis, R. Theodoro DL. Hepatobiliary. In: Ma OJ, Mateer, J.R. ed. Emergency Ultrasound. 3rd ed. China: McGraw-Hill; 2014: 247-272.


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