Advancing the Discipline of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Dr. Delzell actively participates in research to advance the discipline of musculoskeletal ultrasound and to improve her skills as a clinician. Over the past three decades, she has had articles published in numerous peer-reviewed publications, written multiple abstracts, presented multiple scientific exhibitions and received invites to present at conferences and symposiums nationally and internationally.

Dr. Delzell is also active with the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), serving on the AIUM Board of Governors and on the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and AIUM terminology task force.

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Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Delzell PB, Schils JP, Recht MP. Subtle fractures about the knee: innocuous-appearing, yet indicative of significant internal derangement. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1996;167(3):699-703.
  2. Delzell PB, Kraus RA, Gaisie G, Lerner GE. Laryngeal penetration: a predictor of aspiration in infants? Pediatr Radiol. 1999;29(10):762-765.
  3. Tyson S, Delzell P, Subhas N, Sundaram M. Radiologic case study. Orthopedics. 2012;35(10):829, 907.
  4. Shiraj S, Winalski CS, Delzell P, Sundaram M. Radiologic case study. Intersection syndrome of the wrist. Orthopedics. 2013;36(3):165, 225-227.
  5. Delzell PB, Boyle A, Schneider E. Dedicated training program for shoulder sonography: the results of a quality program reverberate with everyone. J Ultrasound Med. 2015;34(6):1037-1042.
  6. He L, Genin J, Delzell P. Ultrasound diagnosis and percutaneous treatment of Achilles tendon tethering: a case series. Skeletal Radiol. 2016;45(9):1293-1298.
  7. Wajid H, LeBlanc J, Shapiro DB, Delzell P. Bowler’s thumb: ultrasound diagnosis of a neuroma of the ulnar digital nerve of the thumb. Skeletal Radiol. 2016;45(11):1589-1592.
  8. Delzell PB, Tritle BA, Bullen JA, Chiunda S, Forney MC. Clinical utility of high-frequency musculoskeletal ultrasonography in foot and ankle pathology: how ultrasound imaging influences diagnosis and management. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017;56(4):735-739.
  9. Forney MC, Delzell PB. Musculoskeletal ultrasonography basics. Cleve Clin J Med. 2018 Apr;85(4):283-300.
  10. Mikkilineni H, Delzell PB, Andrish J, Bullen J, Obuchowski NA, Subhas N, Polster JM, Schils JP. Ultrasound evaluation of infrapatellar fat pad impingement: an exploratory prospective study. Knee. 2018;25(2):279-285.
  11. He L, Delzell P, Schils J. Comparison of MRI findings after musculoskeletal ultrasound: an opportunity to reduce redundant imaging. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Aug;15(8):1116-1119.
  12. Delzell, P, Patel, M, Ultrasound-guided perineural injection for pronator syndrome caused by median nerve entrapment, J Ultrasound Med. 2020 May;39(5):1023-1029.
  13. Hall MM, Allen GM, Allison S, Craig J, DeAngelis JP, Delzell PB, Finnoff JT, Frank RM, Gupta A, Hoffman DF, Jacobson JA, Narouze S, Nazarian LN, Onishi K, Ray JW, Sconfienza LM, Smith J, Tagliafico A. Recommended Musculoskeletal and Sports Ultrasound Terminology: A Delphi-Based Consensus Statement. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Oct; 41(10): 2395-2412.
  14. Hall MM, Allen GM, Allison S, Craig J, DeAngelis JP, Delzell PB, Finnoff JT, Frank RM, Gupta A, Hoffman D, Jacobson JA, Narouze S, Nazarian L, Onishi K, Ray JW, Sconfienza LM, Smith J, Tagliafico A. Recommended musculoskeletal and sports ultrasound terminology: a Delphi-based consensus statement. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Mar;56(6):310-319. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2021-105114. Epub 2022 Feb 2. PMID: 35110328.
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Other Publications
  1. Delzell PB, Dupuy DE. Evaluation and diagnosis of Mycobacterium marinum using musculoskeletal ultrasound. Advanced Technology Laboratories Continuing Medical Education Web Service, June 1999, www.ATL.com.
  2. Delzell P. Contributing author for Rajiah P, Holden DM, Schils J, Polster J, Iannotti J, Miniaci A, Williams G, Zuckerman J, eds. Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013.
  3. Patel M, Delzell P, Forney M, Umeda Y, Schils J. Case study: US-guided hydrodissection for treatment of nerve entrapment. Orthopaedic Insights. 2015 (Summer):11.
  4. Arthritis Advisor, Cleveland Clinic Publication, Interviewed for the article: “Why Ultrasound?: Imaging tests can help pinpoint the source of musculoskeletal pain. Ultrasound has some advantages”, Spring, 2019.
  5. Arthritis Advisor, Cleveland Clinic Publication, Interviewed for the article: “Why Ultrasound?: Imaging tests can help pinpoint the source of musculoskeletal pain. Ultrasound has some advantages”, Spring, 2019.
Abstracts
  1. Kolodny NH, Kohler SJ, Gragoudas E, Smith E, Botti P, D’Amico D. Sodium Magnetic Resonance Studies of Intravitreal Hemorrhage (senior honors thesis in chemistry; Wellesley College and MIT). Abstract (Sodium MRI determination of intensity and T2* values of pathological structures in in vivo rabbit and enucleated human eyes) presented in Amsterdam: Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine; 1989.
  2. Van Dyke CW, Delzell PB, Flamm SD, Wilkoff BL. Retaining Wire Fracture of Accufix Atrial Pacing Leads. Chicago, IL: Radiological Society of North America (RSNA); 1995.
  3. Delzell PB, Kraus RA, Gaisie G, Lerner GE. Is isolated laryngeal penetration in infants a predictor of aspiration? St Louis, MO: Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR); 1997.
  4. Auger JA, Delzell PB, Dupuy DE, Cronan JJ, Mayo-Smith WW, Monchik J. Accuracy of Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration Thyroid Biopsy Using 27-Gauge Needle Capillary Action Technique. Washington, DC: American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS); 2000.
  5. Dupuy DE, Gareen I, Delzell PB, Mayo-Smith WW, Cronan JJ. The Clinical Utility of Tissue Harmonics. Chicago, IL: RSNA; 2000.
  6. Petchprapa CN, Delzell PB, Leighton DL, et al. Shoulder Ultrasound Learning Curve: Don’t Give Ultrasound the Cold Shoulder Just Yet. Chicago, IL: RSNA; 2001.
  7. Mikkilineni H, Delzell PB, Andrish J, Polster J, Subhas N, Obuchowski N, Schils J. Ultrasound Indicators of Infrapatellar Fat Pad Impingement. Las Vegas, NV: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM); 2014.
  8. Patel RN, Delzell PB, Bauer TW, Schils JP, Winalski CS. ISS Case #28:  Transthyretin Amyloidosis of the Hips. Maui HI: Member’s Meeting of the International Skeletal Society; 2015.
  9. Garg A, Delzell PB, Bullen J, Subhas N. Preloaded Machine Protocols: Is it a better way to ensure a complete Shoulder US exam? New York, NY: AIUM; 2016.
  10. He L, Delzell PB, Schils J. When is MRI Necessary after a Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound? – A 3-year retrospective review. Orlando, FL: AIUM; 2017.
  11. Delzell PB, Mofakham FA, Kuyumcu G, Gharib M, Simpfendorfer C, Forney M. When Does Using Dynamic Evaluation of the ATFL Lead to Increased Diagnostic Confidence? New York, NY: AIUM; 2018.
  12. Delzell, PB, Mofakham FA, Bullen, J, Genin, J. Functional Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Investigation with Dynamic and Doppler Ultrasound. Atlanta, GA: PRISM; 2019 (Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 7, 3_suppl, First Published March 29, 2019).
  13. Delzell, PB, Mofakham FA, Bullen, J, Genin, J. Functional Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Investigation with Dynamic and Doppler Ultrasound. Orlando, FL: AIUM; 2019.
  14. Delzell PB, Bullen J, Saluan P. Outcomes from Ultrasound-guided Lidocaine Hydrodissection of Postsurgical or Posttraumatic Patellar Retinacular Scar: AIUM; 2020 (Virtual).
  15. Stracciolini A, Boucher L, Jackson S, Brown N, Magrini D, McKee-Proctor M, d’Hemecourt P, Delzell PB. Feasibility and Reliability of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Measurement of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament, Phoenix, AZ: PRiSM; 2020 (Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 8, 4_suppl3, First Published April 30, 2020).