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NEW UiM/EJU Web App

Ultraschall in der Medizin/European Journal of Ultrasound subscribers are now provided with a mobile digital issue of their journal. The UiM/EJU web app enables you to comfortably read the latest journal issues on your tablet. Simply enter the following URL into the browser of your tablet: www.thieme.de/ejuwebapp

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New open-access journal!

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Impact Factor 2014

The Impact Factor 2014 was released this year on June 18.
For the EJU it is 4.924.


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EUROSON 2015

Congress Presidents Nikolas Papantoniou and Christoph F Dietrich warmly invite you to EUROSON 2015, Athens, Greece 6–8 November 2015

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3rd International Paediatric CEUS Course
25-26 June 2015, London, UK

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22-25 October 2015, Hannover, Germany

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European Journal of Ultrasound - June 2015

Comparison of Cancer Yields and Diagnostic Performance of Screening Mammography vs. Supplemental Screening Ultrasound in 4394 Women with Average Risk for Breast Cancer

H. J. Moon, I. Jung, S. J. Park, M. J. Kim, J. H. Youk, E. K. Kim

Moon et al. retrospectively investigated and compared the total cancer yields, invasive cancer yields, diagnostic performances, and short-term follow-up rates of screening mammography and supplemental screening US which was performed after a final assessment of ACR BI-RADS category 1 or 2 on screening mammography in women ≥ 40 years at average risk regardless of breast parenchymal density. Finally, the effectiveness of supplemental screening US was inferred from the results.

Point Shear Wave Elastography by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Quantification in Comparison to Transient Elastography for the Noninvasive Assessment of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C: A Prospective International Multicenter Study



M. Friedrich-Rust, M. Lupsor, R. de Knegt, V. Dries, P. Buggisch, M. Gebel, B. Maier, E. Herrmann, A. Sagir, R. Zachoval, Y. Shi, M. D. Schneider, R. Badea, K. Rifai, T. Poynard, S. Zeuzem, C. Sarrazin

The aim of the prospective European multicenter study was to demonstrate the non-inferiority of point shear wave elastography compared to transient elastography  for the assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C.

 

Importance of Abdominal Ultrasound in 17 Patients with Histologically Confirmed Autoimmune Pancreatitis (AIP)

M. Mauch, W. Blank, G. Kunze, K. Dirks, A. Schuler, G. Klinggräff von, K. Seitz

Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is an independent, underdiagnosed, rare form of chronic pancreatitis. The goal of the study was to document ultrasound findings in histologically confirmed AIP in order to determine the diagnostic value of ultrasound.