European Journal of Ultrasound
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Impact Factor 2017

The Impact Factor 2017 for the EJU is 4,389


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The Use of Handheld Ultrasound Devices – An EFSUMB Position Paper

The miniaturization of ultrasound equipment in the form of tablet- or smartphone-sized ultrasound equipment is a result of the rapid evolution of technology and handheld ultrasound devices (HHUSD). This position paper of the European Federation of Societies in Ultrasound and Medicine (EFSUMB) assesses the current status of HHUSD in abdominal ultrasound, pediatric ultrasound, targeted echocardiography and heart ultrasound, and we will report position comments on the most common clinical applications. Also included is a SWOT (Strength – Weaknesses – Opportunities – Threats) analysis, the use for handheld devices for medical students, educational & training aspects, documentation, storage and safety considerations.


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Cancer Diagnosis

In Germany there are yearly approximately 9000 people developing liver cancer and the numbers rise distinctly. During the last 35 years the number of new cases doubled. Common practice in diagnosing this disease is the ultrasound examination: with the aid of modern sonography a benign growth can accurately be distinguished from malignant tumors. If ultrasound diagnosis is combined with specific blood testing, then liver carcinoma can even be detected at a very early stage. Current meta-analysis research scientists from the US discovered that this way 40 percent more tumors can be detected at an early stage. DEGUM experts in front of this background call attention to the relevance of high-quality diagnosis.
 

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About the journal

Ultraschall in der Medizin / European Journal of Ultrasound (UiM/EJU) is the most widely read interdisciplinary ultrasound journal in Europe. Its current Impact Factor is higher than that of any other ultrasound journal worldwide. UiM/EJU is the Official Journal of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and several European ultrasound societies. Click here for a full list of the societies involved 

Six times a year UiM/EJU provides readers with the following:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in ultrasound – with special focus on practical applications
  • Articles with exemplary ultrasound images of the highest quality
  • Reviews and original articles covering all medical areas relevant to ultrasound
  • Interesting case reports with images illustrating important points
  • Each issue with a comprehensive continuing education article
  • Newsletters of the affiliated societies, keeping their members thoroughly up-to-date on the societies' activities

All articles published in UiM/EJU undergo rigorous peer review. With web-based manuscript submission and expedited turn-around, rapid electronic and print publication is guaranteed.

The journal is indexed in MEDLINE, Current Contents (CM), Science Citation Index and in EMBASE/Excerpta Medical Abstract Journals.

Impact Factor 2015: 3.892

To all authors:

Manuscript submissions are accepted exclusively online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/eju

For further information see the Instructions for Authors