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Ultrasound International Open

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.



EUROSON 2015, Athens, Greece 6–8 November 2015

Join us in Athens for a comprehensive ultrasound programme...

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Auszeichnung: „Interdisziplinäres Ultraschall-Zentrum"

Für seine hohe Expertise auf dem Gebiet des Ultraschalls zeichnete die DEGUM im August das Uniklinikum Münster als „Interdisziplinäres Ultraschall-Zentrum" aus.        
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3D/4D-Sonographie in Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe

DEGUM zertifizierte Fortbildungs-veranstaltung, 11.-12. März 2016, Frankfurt am Main

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International CEUS Course
22-25 October 2015, Hannover, Germany

Musculoskeletal Imaging Course - Intermediate & Advanced
29 October - 3 November 2015, Doha, Qatar

Basic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSUS) Course
26-28 November 2015, Madrid, Spain

More information on all Schools can be found on >>

European Journal of Ultrasound - 10/2015

EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part I – General Aspects

(Short Version)   (Long Version)

T. Lorentzen, C. P. Nolsøe, C. Ewertsen, M. B. Nielsen, E. Leen, R. F. Havre, N. Gritzmann, B. Brkljacic, D. Nürnberg, A. Kabaalioglu, D. Strobel, C. Jenssen, F. Piscaglia, O. H. Gilja, P. S. Sidhu, C. F. Dietrich

This is the first part of the Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and covers all general aspects of ultrasound-guided procedures.

Cell-Free DNA Testing for Fetal Chromosomal Anomalies in clinical practice: Austrian-German-Swiss Recommendations for non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT)

M. Schmid, P. Klaritsch, W. Arzt, T. Burkhardt, H. C. Duba, M. Häusler, E. Hafner, U. Lang, B. Pertl, M. Speicher, H. Steiner, S. Tercanli, E. Merz, K. S. Heling, B. Eiben

Noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), also referred to as cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, allows reliable assessment of the risks for common fetal chromosome abnormalities. The test is based on the known fact that genetic material of the mother and the fetus is present in the maternal blood (cell-free DNA, cfDNA).

German Survey on EUS-Guided Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) – Evidence or "Gut-Feeling"?

C. Jenssen, A. P. Barreiros, U. Will, E. Burmester, I. Schmidtmann, A. J. Eckardt

The purpose of this study was to examine practice patterns of endosonographers in diagnosing and managing gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) in Germany.