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Ralph Wang, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-353-4890
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    Collapse Biography 
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    Tufts UniversityM.D.2000School of Medicine

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    Advancing the Quality of Emergency Department Renal Stone Management
    AHRQ K08HS021281Sep 30, 2013 - Sep 29, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Wang R, Addo N, Chi T, Moore C, Mallin M, Shiboski S, Stoller M, Smith-Bindman R. Medical expulsive therapy use in emergency department patients diagnosed with ureteral stones. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Feb 28. PMID: 28291706.
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    2. Wang R, Rodriguez RM, Fahimi J, Hall MK, Shiboski S, Chi T, Smith-Bindman R. Derivation of decision rules to predict clinically important outcomes in acute flank pain patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec 11. PMID: 28082160.
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    3. Metzler IS, Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wang R, Stoller ML, Chi T. Emergency Department Imaging Modality Effect on Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial. J Urol. 2016 Oct 20. PMID: 27773846.
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    4. Wang R, Smith-Bindman R, Whitaker E, Neilson J, Allen IE, Stoller ML, Fahimi J. Effect of Tamsulosin on Stone Passage for Ureteral Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Sep 07. PMID: 27616037.
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    5. Wang R, Rodriguez RM, Shiboski S, Kang TL, Bailitz J. In reply. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 67(2):302-3. PMID: 26801386.
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    6. Wang R, Bent S, Weber E, Neilson J, Smith-Bindman R, Fahimi J. The Impact of Clinical Decision Rules on Computed Tomography Use and Yield for Pulmonary Embolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 67(6):693-701.e3. PMID: 26747217.
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    7. Wang R. Managing Urolithiasis. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):449-54. PMID: 26616536.
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    8. Wang R, Rodriguez RM, Moghadassi M, Noble V, Bailitz J, Mallin M, Corbo J, Kang TL, Chu P, Shiboski S, Smith-Bindman R. External Validation of the STONE Score, a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ureteral Stone: An Observational Multi-institutional Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):423-432.e2. PMID: 26440490.
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    9. Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang R, Cummings SR. Ultrasonography versus computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18; 371(12):1100-10. PMID: 25229916.
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    10. Wilson JG, Berona KM, Stein JC, Wang R. Oblique-axis vs. short-axis view in ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization. J Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 47(1):45-50. PMID: 24685453.
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    11. Wilson JG, Epstein SM, Wang R, Kanzaria HK. Cardiac tamponade. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 14(2):152. PMID: 23599855; PMCID: PMC3628467.
    12. Chung-Esaki H, Knight R, Noble J, Wang R, Coralic Z. Detection of Acute Pulmonary Embolism by Bedside Ultrasound in a Patient Presenting in PEA Arrest: A Case Report. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2012; 2012:794019. PMID: 23326723; PMCID: PMC3542936.
    13. Westphalen AC, Hsia RY, Maselli JH, Wang R, Gonzales R. Radiological imaging of patients with suspected urinary tract stones: national trends, diagnoses, and predictors. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 18(7):699-707. PMID: 21762233; PMCID: PMC3140067.
    14. Wang R, Reynolds TA, West HH, Ravikumar D, Martinez C, McAlpine I, Jacoby VL, Stein JC. Use of a ß-hCG discriminatory zone with bedside pelvic ultrasonography. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1):12-20. PMID: 21310509.
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    15. Stein JC, Jacoby VL, Vittinghoff E, Wang R, Kwan E, Reynolds T, McAlpine I, Gonzales R. Differential use of diagnostic ultrasound in u.s. Emergency departments by time of day. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 12(1):90-5. PMID: 21691478; PMCID: PMC3088381.
    16. Stein JC, Wang R, Adler N, Boscardin J, Jacoby VL, Won G, Goldstein R, Kohn MA. Emergency physician ultrasonography for evaluating patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Dec; 56(6):674-83. PMID: 20828874.
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    17. Wang R, Frazee BW. Visual stimulus: splinter localization with ultrasound. J Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 41(3):294-5. PMID: 19345548.
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    18. Stone MB, Wang R, Price DD. Ultrasound-guided supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block vs procedural sedation for the treatment of upper extremity emergencies. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Jul; 26(6):706-10. PMID: 18606327.
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    19. Frazee BW, Fee C, Lynn J, Wang R, Bostrom A, Hargis C, Moore P. Community-acquired necrotizing soft tissue infections: a review of 122 cases presenting to a single emergency department over 12 years. J Emerg Med. 2008 Feb; 34(2):139-46. PMID: 17976799.
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    20. Stone MB, Price DD, Wang R. Ultrasound-guided supraclavicular block for the treatment of upper extremity fractures, dislocations, and abscesses in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 May; 25(4):472-5. PMID: 17499669.
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    21. Lewin MR, Stein J, Wang R, Lee MM, Kernberg M, Boukhman M, Hahn IH, Lewiss RE. Humming is as effective as Valsalva's maneuver and Trendelenburg's position for ultrasonographic visualization of the jugular venous system and common femoral veins. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Jul; 50(1):73-7. PMID: 17433497.
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    22. Stone MB, Teismann NA, Wang R. Ultrasonographic confirmation of intraosseous needle placement in an adult unembalmed cadaver model. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 49(4):515-9. PMID: 17222940.
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    23. Wang R, Snoey ER, Clements RC, Hern HG, Price D. Effect of head rotation on vascular anatomy of the neck: an ultrasound study. J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 31(3):283-6. PMID: 16982362.
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    24. Liebmann O, Price D, Mills C, Gardner R, Wang R, Wilson S, Gray A. Feasibility of forearm ultrasonography-guided nerve blocks of the radial, ulnar, and median nerves for hand procedures in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Nov; 48(5):558-62. PMID: 17052557.
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    25. Wang R, Snoey E, Frazee B. Ultrasound-guided deep brachial and basilic vein cannulation in the emergency department. Cal J Emerg Med. 2005 Apr; 6(2):38-40. PMID: 20847854; PMCID: PMC2906970.
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