Steven Tropello, MD, MS, presented a poster titled "Coaptive Ultrasound: A Novel Procedural Technique Applicable in Acute Care Settings" at the 44th Annual Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, held in Phoenix in mid-January. Haney Mallemat, MD, participated in the study described by the poster, which tested acute care physicians' proficiency in catheter placement using a patented platform technology that combines magnetic guidance and ultrasound visualization.
Drs. Ashley Strobel, Daniel Gingold, and Emilie Calvello published a case report titled “TTP Presenting as Refractory Hypoglycemia in a Patient with Thromboangiitis Obliterans” in the December issue of The American Journal of Emergency Medicine (www.ajemjournal.com).
Drs. Mike Winters, Joe Martinez, and Haney Mallemat, along with Dr. William Brady from the University of Virginia, are the authors of a review of significant critical care articles published during 2013. Topics include cardiac arrest, sepsis, intracerebral hemorrhage, transfusion, pulmonary embolism, and fluid resuscitation. Their article was published in the December 2014 issue of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.