Published Studies

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Publications

Dinh VA, Giri PC, Rathinavel I, Nguyen E, Hecht D, Dorotta I, Nguyen HB, Chrissian AA. Impact of a 2-Day Critical Care Ultrasound Course during Fellowship Training: a Pilot Study. Crit Care Res Pract. 2015. ACCEPTED [Original Research]

 

Dinh VA, Fu JY, Lu S, Chiem A, Fox JC, Blaivas M. Integration of Ultrasound in Medical Education in United States Medical Schools: a National Survey of Directors’ Experiences. J Ultrasound Med. 2015. ACCEPTED. [Original Research]

 

Dinh VA, Dukes WS, Prigge J, Avila M. Integrating Ultrasound into Physical Exam Teaching during Year One of Medical School: A Comparison Between Trained and Untrained Medical Students. J Ultrasound Med. 2015. ACCEPTED. [Original Research]

 

Bernard S, Richardson C, Hamann CR, Lee S, Dinh VA (principal investigator). Head and Neck Ultrasound Education: A Multimodal Educational Approach in the Predoctoral Setting. J Ultrasound Med. 2015:34(8):1437-43. PMID: 26206830. [Original Research]

 

Giri PC, Stewart AB, Dinh VA, Chrissian AA, Nguyen HB. Developing a Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy Service by Medical Intensivists: Experience at One Academic Institution. J of Critical Care. 2015. PMID: 25481435. [Original Research]

 

Dinh VA, Frederick J, Bartos R, Shankel TM, Leonard W. Effects of ultrasound implementation on physical examination learning and teaching during the first year of medical education. J Ultrasound Med. 2015:34(1):43-50. PMID: 25542938. [Original Research]

 

Dinh VA, Farshidpanah S, Lu S, Stokes P, Chrissian A, Shah H, Giri P, Hecht D, Nguyen HB. Real-time Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy Using a Long-axis Approach Compared to Landmark Technique. J Ultrasound Med. Aug;2014:33(8):1407-15. PMID: 25063406. [Original Research]

 

Dinh VA, Ko S, Rao R, Bansal R, Smith D, Kim T, Nguyen HB. Measuring Cardiac Index with a Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Examination in the Emergency Department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 Nov;30(9):1845-51. PMID: 22795411. [Original Research]

Other Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dinh VA, Chiem A, Soucy Z. Integration of Ultrasound in Medical Education at the California Medical Schools – A discussion of Common Challenges and Strategies from the UMeCali Experience.  J Ultrasound Med. 2015. ACCEPTED [Review Article]

 

O’Neal JM, Castleberg E, Dinh VA (principal investigator). Diagnosis of Mondor’s Disease in the Emergency Department with Bedside Ultrasound. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2015. PMID: 25667776. [Case Report]

 

Richardson C, Bernard S, Dinh VA (principal investigator). A Cost-Effective, Gelatin-Based Phantom Model for Learning Fine Needle Aspiration Procedures of the Head and Neck. J Ultrasound Med. 2015:34(8):1479-84. PMID: 26206835. [Case Report]

 

Castleberg E, Jenson N, Dinh VA (principal investigator). Diagnosis of Necrotizing Fasciitis with Bedside Ultrasound – the STAFF exam. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;15(1):111-3. PMID: 24578776. [Case Report]

 

Loe S, Dinh VA (principal investigator). Intra-ocular Mass Diagnosed with Bedside Ultrasound. Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014 Jan;21:48-50. [Case Report]

 

Dinh VA, Hampton, W. The Use of Lung Ultrasound in the Critical Care and Emergency Settings to Identify Pleural Effusions. 2016

Published Abstracts

Dinh VA, Rathinavel I, Nguyen E, Hecht D, Giri PC, Tassone H, Dorrota I, Nguyen HB, Chrissian AA. Impact of a 2-Day Critical Care Ultrasound Course During Fellowship Training. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014;A5138 [Abstract]

 

Dinh VA, Farshidpanah S, Lu S, Stokes P, Shah H, Hecht D, Giri P, MD, Chrissian AA, Nguyen HB. Real-Time Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Dilational Tracheotomy Using A Long-Axis Approach. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;187:A1533 [Abstract]

 

Dinh VA, Ko S, Rao R, Bansal R, Nguyen B. Cardiac Index Measurements by Emergency Physicians Using Bedside Ultrasound Compared to Pulse Contour Analysis and Echocardiographer. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2011 Oct;58(4):5A. [Abstract]

Research Presentations

Fu J, Lu S, Dinh VA. Integration of Ultrasound in Medical Education in United States Medical Schools: a National Survey of Directors. Orlando, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. March 2015. ORAL

 

Avila M, Dukes S, Prigge J, Dinh VA. Integrating Ultrasound into Physical Exam Teaching during Year One of Medical School: A Comparison Between Trained and Untrained Medical Students. Orlando, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. March 2015. POSTER

 

Richardson C, Bernard S, Dinh VA. A Cost-Effective, Gelatin-Based Phantom Model for Learning Fine Needle Aspiration Procedures of the Head and Neck. Portland, World Congress in Ultrasound in Medical Education. Oct 2014. POSTER

 

Bernard S, Richardson C, Hamann CR, Lee S, Dinh VA. Head and Neck Ultrasound Education: A Multimodal Educational Approach in the Predoctoral Setting. Portland, World Congress in Ultrasound in Medical Education. Oct 2014. ORAL

 

Dinh VA, Frederick J, Bartos R, Shankel TM, Leonard W. Effects of Ultrasound Implementation in Physical Exam Learning and Teaching During the First Year of Medical School. Portland, World Congress in Ultrasound in Medical Education. Oct 2014. POSTER

 

Impact of a 2-Day Critical Care Ultrasound Course During Fellowship Training. Dinh VA, et al. San Diego, American Thoracic Society Research Forum. May 2014. ORAL

 

Real-time Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy using a Long-axis Approach Compared to Landmark Technique. Dinh VA, et al. Philadelphia, American Thoracic Society Research Forum. May 2013.  POSTER

 

Cardiac Index Measurements by Emergency Physicians using Bedside Ultrasound compared to Pulse Contour Analysis and Echocardiographer. Dinh VA. Palm Springs, Loma Linda University Medical Center Education Conference. October 2011. POSTER

 

Cardiac Index Measurements by Emergency Physicians using Bedside Ultrasound compared to Pulse Contour Analysis and Echocardiographer. Dinh VA. San Francisco, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Research Forum. October 2011. POSTER

 

Cardiac Index Measurements by Emergency Physicians using Bedside Ultrasound compared to Pulse Contour Analysis and Echocardiographer. Dinh VA. Newport Beach, Cal/ACEP Research Forum. Won “Best Research Project” award. June 2011. ORAL