Perioperative Echocardiography Publication in JASE

Dr. Nicholas Markin and other Cardiac Anesthesia faculty in the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology were recently published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. “Transesophageal Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Improves Right Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment in the Perioperative Setting” was a prospective clinical study exploring the relationship between TTE (transthoracic echocardiography) and TEE (transesophageal echocardiography) evaluation of right heart function. The study… Continue Reading

Walker Thomas and Dr. Sasha Shillcutt Published in JASE

UNMC Department of Anesthesiology’s Walker R. Thomas, RDCS, FASE and Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE were published in The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) in January 2017. The article titled “Council on Perioperative Echocardiography Communications (COPE) Building a Perioperative Echocardiography Team: Critical and Necessary” described the creation of a successful echocardiography team, including the role of the sonographer and the extra teaching he… Continue Reading

Dr. Hanjun Wang receives The New Investigator Award

Hanjun Wang, MD was recently presented The New Investigator Award. This is an award for outstanding UNMC scientists who have secured their first funding from a national source, such as the National Institute of Health or the Department of Defense. The person who receives the award must exhibit scholarly activity within their research or national presentations. Dr. Wang has been with UNMC since 2007 and… Continue Reading