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Romolo J Gaspari MD, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentEmergency Medicine


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    George Washington University, Washington, DC, United StatesBSZoology
    George Washington University, Washington, DC, United StatesMSBiology
    Tufts University, Medford, MA, United StatesMD
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesPHDNeuroscience

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    1. Gaspari RJ, Gleeson T, Alerhand S, Caputo W, Damewood S, Dicroce C, Dwyer K, Gibbons R, Greenstein J, Harvey J, Hill M, Hoffman B, Jordan MK, Karfunkle B, Kropf C, Lindsay R, Luo S, Lusiak M, Nalbandian A, Naraghi L, Nelson B, Nickels LC, Nolting L, Nordberg A, Panicker A, Pare J, Peach M, Pinto D, Graham P, Rose G, Russell F, Schafer J, Scheatzle M, Schnittke N, Shpilko M, Soucy Z, Stowell JR, Vryhof D, Gottlieb M. A Multicenter, Prospective Study Comparing Subxiphoid and Parasternal Views During Brief Echocardiography: Effect on Image Quality, Acquisition Time, and Visualized Anatomy. J Emerg Med. 2022 Jan 19. PMID: 35065867.
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    2. Gleeson T, Pagnarith Y, Habsreng E, Lindsay R, Hill M, Sanseverino A, Patel V, Gaspari R. Dengue Management in Triage using Ultrasound in children from Cambodia: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Reg Health West Pac. 2022 Feb; 19:100371. PMID: 35079724.
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    3. Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble VE, Nomura JT, Theodoro D, Woo MY, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown SM, Caffery T, Haines C, Lam S, Lanspa M, Lewis M, Liebmann O, Limkakeng A, Platz E, Moore C, Raio C. Comparison of outcomes between pulseless electrical activity by electrocardiography and pulseless myocardial activity by echocardiography in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; secondary analysis from a large, prospective study. Resuscitation. 2021 12; 169:167-172. PMID: 34798178.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Goulding M, Haran J, Sanseverino A, Zeoli T, Gaspari R. Clinical failure in abscess treatment: the role of ultrasound and incision and drainage. CJEM. 2022 01; 24(1):39-43. PMID: 34591283.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Abo AM, Nordberg A, Pearman R, Gaspari RJ. The Society for Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships 2018 benchmark survey: Summary of salary and administrative data. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Jul 25. PMID: 34393030.
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    6. Teran F, Paradis NA, Dean AJ, Delgado MK, Linn KA, Kramer JA, Morgan RW, Sutton RM, Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble V, Nomura JT, Theodoro D, Woo MY, Panebianco NL, Chan W, Centeno C, Mitchell O, Peberdy MA, Abella BS. Quantitative characterization of left ventricular function during pulseless electrical activity using echocardiography during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2021 10; 167:233-241. PMID: 34087419.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Gaspari R, Teran F, Kamilaris A, Gleeson T. Development and validation of a novel image quality rating scale for echocardiography during cardiac arrest. Resusc Plus. 2021 Jun; 6:100097. PMID: 34223362.
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    8. Gaspari R, Harvey J, DiCroce C, Nalbandian A, Hill M, Lindsay R, Nordberg A, Graham P, Kamilaris A, Gleeson T. Echocardiographic pre-pause imaging and identifying the acoustic window during CPR reduces CPR pause time during ACLS - A prospective Cohort Study. Resusc Plus. 2021 Jun; 6:100094. PMID: 34223359.
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    9. Damewood SC, Leo M, Bailitz J, Gottlieb M, Liu R, Hoffmann B, Gaspari RJ. Tools for Measuring Clinical Ultrasound Competency: Recommendations From the Ultrasound Competency Work Group. AEM Educ Train. 2020 Feb; 4(Suppl 1):S106-S112. PMID: 32072114.
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    10. Terry B, Polan DL, Nambaziira R, Mugisha J, Bisanzo M, Gaspari R. Rapid, remote education for point-of-care ultrasound among non-physician emergency care providers in a resource limited setting. Afr J Emerg Med. 2019 Sep; 9(3):140-144. PMID: 31528532.
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    11. Gaspari RJ, Sanseverino A, Gleeson T. Abscess Incision and Drainage With or Without Ultrasonography: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 01; 73(1):1-7. PMID: 30126754.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Gaspari R. Reply to: In a subset of PEA patients, do continuous infusions of adrenergic agents improve chances of ROSC? Resuscitation. 2018 04; 125:e2. PMID: 29382568.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    13. Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble V, Nomura JT, Theodoro D, Woo M, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown S, Caffery T, Douglass E, Fraser J, Haines C, Lam S, Lanspa M, Lewis M, Liebmann O, Limkakeng A, Lopez F, Platz E, Mendoza M, Minnigan H, Moore C, Novik J, Rang L, Scruggs W, Raio C. A retrospective study of pulseless electrical activity, bedside ultrasound identifies interventions during resuscitation associated with improved survival to hospital admission. A REASON Study. Resuscitation. 2017 11; 120:103-107. PMID: 28916478.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Gaspari RJ, Sanseverino A. Ultrasound-Guided Drainage for Pediatric Soft Tissue Abscesses Decreases Clinical Failure Rates Compared to Drainage Without Ultrasound: A Retrospective Study. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Jan; 37(1):131-136. PMID: 28731535.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble VE, Nomura JT, Theodoro D, Woo M, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown SM, Caffery T, Douglass E, Fraser J, Haines C, Lam S, Lanspa M, Lewis M, Liebmann O, Limkakeng A, Lopez F, Platz E, Mendoza M, Minnigan H, Moore C, Novik J, Rang L, Scruggs W, Raio C. Reply to Letter: Letter to the Editor regarding Gaspari and colleague's "Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest". Resuscitation. 2017 05; 114:e7-e8. PMID: 28219757.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble VE, Nomura JT, Theodoro D, Woo M, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown SM, Caffery T, Douglass E, Fraser J, Haines C, Lam S, Lanspa M, Lewis M, Liebmann O, Limkakeng A, Lopez F, Platz E, Mendoza M, Minnigan H, Moore C, Novik J, Rang L, Scruggs W, Raio C. Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2016 12; 109:33-39. PMID: 27693280.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Helland G, Gaspari R, Licciardo S, Sanseverino A, Torres U, Emhoff T, Blehar D. Comparison of Four Views to Single-view Ultrasound Protocols to Identify Clinically Significant Pneumothorax. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 10; 23(10):1170-1175. PMID: 27428394.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Lewiss RE, Adhikari S, Carmody K, Fields JM, Hunt P, Liteplo AS, Nagdev A, Raio C, Gaspari R. The Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships: An innovation in the point of care ultrasound fellowship application process. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 34(7):1303-5. PMID: 27131632.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Blehar DJ, Barton B, Gaspari RJ. Learning curves in emergency ultrasound education. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 May; 22(5):574-82. PMID: 25903780.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Gaspari RJ, Blehar D, Polan D, Montoya A, Alsulaibikh A, Liteplo A. The Massachusetts abscess rule: a clinical decision rule using ultrasound to identify methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in skin abscesses. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 May; 21(5):558-67. PMID: 24842508.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    21. Gaspari RJ, Bailitz J. RDMS ultrasound certification for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 May; 63(5):628-9. PMID: 24746425.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Blehar DJ, Glazier S, Gaspari RJ. Correlation of corrected flow time in the carotid artery with changes in intravascular volume status. J Crit Care. 2014 Aug; 29(4):486-8. PMID: 24930363.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Pulmonary effects of intravenous atropine induce ventilation perfusion mismatch. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 May; 92(5):399-404. PMID: 24773405.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    24. Carey JL, Dunn C, Gaspari RJ. Central respiratory failure during acute organophosphate poisoning. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 Nov 01; 189(2):403-10. PMID: 23933009.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    25. Gaspari RJ, Dunn C. Dichlorvos exposure to the K├Âlliker-fuse nuclei is sufficient but not necessary for OP induced apnea. Neurotoxicology. 2013 Dec; 39:132-7. PMID: 23928117.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    26. Gaspari R, Blehar D, Briones J, Dayno M. Sonoelastographic characteristics of abscess induration associated with therapy failure. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Sep; 31(9):1405-11. PMID: 22922620.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Respiratory recovery following organophosphate poisoning in a rat model is suppressed by isolated hypoxia at the point of apnea. Toxicology. 2012 Dec 16; 302(2-3):242-7. PMID: 22906926.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    28. Blehar DJ, Resop D, Chin B, Dayno M, Gaspari R. Inferior vena cava displacement during respirophasic ultrasound imaging. Crit Ultrasound J. 2012 Aug 06; 4(1):18. PMID: 22866665.
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    29. Dunn C, Bird SB, Gaspari R. Intralipid fat emulsion decreases respiratory failure in a rat model of parathion exposure. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 May; 19(5):504-9. PMID: 22594353.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    30. Gaspari R, Dayno M, Briones J, Blehar D. Comparison of computerized tomography and ultrasound for diagnosing soft tissue abscesses. Crit Ultrasound J. 2012 Apr 17; 4(1):5. PMID: 22871216.
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    31. Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Dichlorvos-induced central apnea: effects of selective brainstem exposure in the rat. Neurotoxicology. 2011 Mar; 32(2):206-14. PMID: 21241738.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    32. Gaspari RJ, Resop D, Mendoza M, Kang T, Blehar D. A randomized controlled trial of incision and drainage versus ultrasonographically guided needle aspiration for skin abscesses and the effect of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):483-91.e1. PMID: 21239082.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    33. Moon CH, Blehar D, Shear MA, Uyehara P, Gaspari RJ, Arnold J, Cukor J. Incidence of posterior vessel wall puncture during ultrasound-guided vessel cannulation in a simulated model. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Oct; 17(10):1138-41. PMID: 21069895.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Gresham C, Rosenbaum C, Gaspari RJ, Jackson CJ, Bird SB. Kinetics and efficacy of an organophosphorus hydrolase in a rodent model of methyl-parathion poisoning. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 17(7):736-40. PMID: 20653588.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Moak JH, Gaspari RJ, Raio CC, Hart KW, Lindsell CJ. Motivations, job procurement, and job satisfaction among current and former ultrasound fellows. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jun; 17(6):644-8. PMID: 20624145.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Noble VE, Blaivas M, Blankenship R, Chiricolo G, Dean A, Fox JC, Gaspari R, Hoffmann B, Hoffman B, Jones R, Moore C, Sierzenski P, Tayal V, Tillotson R. Decision rule for imaging utilization in blunt abdominal trauma--where is ultrasound? Ann Emerg Med. 2010 May; 55(5):487-9; author reply 489-90. PMID: 20417389.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. 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 Dec; 16 Suppl 2:S32-6. PMID: 20053207.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Gaspari R, Blehar D, Mendoza M, Montoya A, Moon C, Polan D. Use of ultrasound elastography for skin and subcutaneous abscesses. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Jul; 28(7):855-60. PMID: 19546327.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Respiratory failure induced by acute organophosphate poisoning in rats: effects of vagotomy. Neurotoxicology. 2009 Mar; 30(2):298-304. PMID: 19428503.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    40. Blehar DJ, Dickman E, Gaspari R. Identification of congestive heart failure via respiratory variation of inferior vena cava diameter. Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Jan; 27(1):71-75. PMID: 19041537.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Gaspari R, Cavaliere F, Sollazzi L, Perilli V, Melchionda I, Agnes S, Gasbarrini A, Avolio AW. Molecular adsorbent recirculating system (Mars) in patients with primary nonfunction and other causes of graft dysfunction after liver transplantation in the era of extended criteria donor organs. Transplant Proc. 2009 Jan-Feb; 41(1):253-8. PMID: 19249528.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Gaspari RJ, Dickman E, Blehar D. Learning curve of bedside ultrasound of the gallbladder. J Emerg Med. 2009 Jul; 37(1):51-6. PMID: 18439787.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Blehar DJ, Gaspari RJ, Montoya A, Calderon R. Correlation of visual axis and coronal axis measurements of the optic nerve sheath diameter. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Mar; 27(3):407-11. PMID: 18314519.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Gaspari RJ, Paydarfar D. Pathophysiology of respiratory failure following acute dichlorvos poisoning in a rodent model. Neurotoxicology. 2007 May; 28(3):664-71. PMID: 17350689.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    45. Gaspari RJ. Bedside ultrasound of the soft tissue of the face: a case of early Ludwig's angina. J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 31(3):287-91. PMID: 16982363.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Gaspari R. Effects of emergency medicine sonography on formal sonography use. J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Aug; 25(8):1110; author reply 1111. PMID: 16870910.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Gaspari RJ, Dickman E, Blehar D. Impact of bedside right upper quadrant ultrasonography on radiology imaging. Emerg Radiol. 2006 Oct; 13(1):3-5. PMID: 16807715.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Gaspari RJ, Dickson E, Karlowsky J, Doern G. Multidrug resistance in pediatric urinary tract infections. Microb Drug Resist. 2006; 12(2):126-9. PMID: 16922629.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    49. Gaspari RJ, Horst K. Emergency ultrasound and urinalysis in the evaluation of flank pain. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 Dec; 12(12):1180-4. PMID: 16282510.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    50. Gaspari RJ, Dickson E, Karlowsky J, Doern G. Antibiotic resistance trends in paediatric uropathogens. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005 Oct; 26(4):267-71. PMID: 16154724.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    51. Dickson EW, Bird SB, Gaspari RJ, Boyer EW, Ferris CF. Diazepam inhibits organophosphate-induced central respiratory depression. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Dec; 10(12):1303-6. PMID: 14644779.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    52. Bird SB, Gaspari RJ, Dickson EW. Early death due to severe organophosphate poisoning is a centrally mediated process. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Apr; 10(4):295-8. PMID: 12670839.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    53. Bird SB, Gaspari RJ, Lee WJ, Dickson EW. Diphenhydramine as a protective agent in a rat model of acute, lethal organophosphate poisoning. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Dec; 9(12):1369-72. PMID: 12460839.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    54. Gaspari RJ, Singer AJ, Thode HC. Magnetically guided orotracheal intubation. Acad Emerg Med. 2001 Mar; 8(3):285-7. PMID: 11229954.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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