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Here is a list of publications from our group:

Haaksma ME, Smit JM, Heldeweg MLA, Pisani L, Elbers P, Tuinman PR. Lung ultrasound and B-lines: B careful! Intensive Care Med. 2020 Mar;46(3):544-545. Epub 2020 Jan 29. PMID:31996959

Smit JM, Haaksma ME, Lim EHT, Steenvoorden TS, Blans MJ, Bosch FH, Petjak M, Vermin B, Touw HRW, Girbes ARJ, Heunks LMA, Tuinman PR. Ultrasound to Detect Central Venous Catheter Placement Associated Complications: A Multicenter Diagnostic Accuracy Study. Anesthesiology. 2020 Apr;132(4):781-794. PMID: 31977519

Tuinman PR, Jonkman AH, Dres M, Shi ZH, Goligher EC, Goffi A, de Korte C, Demoule A, Heunks L. Respiratory muscle ultrasonography: methodology, basic and advanced principles and clinical applications in ICU and ED patients-a narrative review. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Apr;46(4):594-605. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31938825

Touw HR, Schuitemaker AE, Daams F, van der Peet DL, Bronkhorst EM, Schober P, Boer C, Tuinman PR. Routine lung ultrasound to detect postoperative pulmonary complications following major abdominal surgery: a prospective observational feasibility study. Ultrasound J. 2019 Sep 16;11(1):20.PMID:31523784

Haaksma ME, Nossent EJ, Elbers P, Tuinman PR. Case Report: Pulmonary hemorrhage as a rare cause of lung ultrasound A/B-profile. F1000Res. 2019 Jun 5; PMID:31508213

Santos-Silva J, Lichtenstein D, Tuinman PR, Elbers PWG. The lung point, still a sign specific to pneumothorax. Intensive Care Med. 2019 Sep;45(9):1327-1328. PMID: 31399778

Nooitgedacht J, Haaksma M, Touw HRW, Tuinman PR. Perioperative care with an ultrasound device is as Michael Jordan with Scotty Pippen: at its best! J Thorac Dis. 2018 Dec;10(12):6436-6441. PMID: 30746184

Tulleken AM, Gelissen H, Lust E, Smits T, van Galen T, Girbes ARJ, Tuinman PR, Elbers PWG. UltraNurse: teaching point-of-care ultrasound to intensive care nurses. Intensive Care Med. 2019 May;45(5):727-729. PMID: 30725136

Tuinman PR, van Westerloo D, Slot S, Touw HRW. The 'blinking frog' ultrasound sign establishes the presence of pretracheal vasculature. Intensive Care Med. 2019 Feb;45(2):261-262. PMID: 30377741

Smit JM, Raadsen R, Blans MJ, Petjak M, Van de Ven PM, Tuinman PR. Bedside ultrasound to detect central venous catheter misplacement and associated iatrogenic complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care. 2018 Mar 13;22(1):65. PMID: 29534732

Touw HR, Parlevliet KL, Beerepoot M, Schober P, Vonk A, Twisk JW, Elbers PW, Boer C, Tuinman PR. Lung ultrasound compared with chest X-ray in diagnosing postoperative pulmonary complications following cardiothoracic surgery: a prospective observational study. Anaesthesia. 2018 Aug;73(8):946-954. PMID: 29529332

Steenvoorden TS, Hilderink B, Elbers PWG, Tuinman PR. Lung point in the absence of pneumothorax. Intensive Care Med. 2018 Aug;44(8):1329-1330. PMID: 29520658

Steenvoorden TS, Smit JM, Haaksma ME, Tuinman PR. Necessary additional steps in ultrasound guided central venous catheter placement: getting to the heart of the matter. Crit Care. 2017 Dec 19;21(1):307. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1900-1. PMID: 29258614

Schraverus PJ, van Rijswijk S, Tuinman PR. Case Report: Using ultrasound to prevent a broken catheter from migrating to the heart. F1000Res. 2017 May 3;6:616. PMID: 28713555

Elbers PWG, Kamp O, van der Sluijs JP, Lely R, Tuinman PR. [Should every doctor be allowed to use ultrasound? Dilemmas surrounding broad application of ultrasound in clinical practice]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2017;161:D1063. Dutch. PMID: 28488552

Haaksma M, Tuinman PR, Heunks L. Ultrasound to assess diaphragmatic function in the critically ill-a critical perspective. Ann Transl Med. 2017 Mar;5(5):114. doi: 10.21037/atm.2017.01.37. PMID: 28361079

Touw HR, Tuinman PR, Gelissen HP, Lust E, Elbers PW. Lung ultrasound: routine practice for the next generation of internists. Neth J Med. 2015 Mar;73(3):100-7. PMID: 25852109


Pieter Roel Tuinman, MD, PhD, intensivist-epidemiologist

David van Westerloo, MD, PhD, intensivist


Carlos Elzo Kraemer, MD, intensivist

Jorge Lopez Matta, MD, intensivist

Paul Wijnandts, MD, intensivist

Jasper Smit, MD, PhD student

Mark Haaksma, MD, PhD student

Micah Heldeweg, MD, PhD student

Annemijn Jonkman, technical physician, PhD student

Heder de Vries, MD, PhD student


Department of Intensive Care Medicine

Amsterdam University Medical Centres, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Room ZH - 7D-166
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Department of Intensive Care Medicine 

Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

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