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EUROSON 2018 Poznan, Poland

We have the great pleasure to invite you to the 30th EUROSON Congress of EFSUMB, which will take place in Poznan 6  to  9 September 2018. The Congress will be held in the Congress Centre of the Poznan International Fair simultaneously with the XIV Congress of Polish Scientific Society of Ultrasonography.


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DEGUM Recommendations on Infection Prevention in Ultrasound and Endoscopic Ultrasound

Microbial contamination of ultrasound probes for percutaneous or endoscopic use is common. However, infectious diseases caused by transmission of microorganisms by US procedures have rarely been reported. In Germany, legal regulations address hygiene in ultrasound procedures. Based on these regulations and the available literature, an expert panel of the German Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM) has formulated sophisticated recommendations on hygienic measures in percutaneous and endoscopic US, including US-guided interventions.
 

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Copyright, Ethics, Product Liability

Copyright

Submission of a manuscript to Ultraschall in der Medizin / European Journal of Ultrasound implies that it represents original research not previously published and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere (see Guidelines for Authors). The corresponding author declares that the manuscript is submitted on behalf of all authors.

If your manuscript submitted to Ultraschall in der Medizin / European Journal of Ultrasound successfully passes the peer review, and is accepted by the editors of the journal, Thieme publishers acquire for the duration of the legal period of protection the exclusive right for the use of the rights of exploitation according to copyright laws, especially also the rights of translation, of publication in special issues, the use of individual passages of text for use in schools, the use for electronic text and visual image communication (also on-line, Internet), use in radio or television programmes, production of microcopies, renting or leasing for a fee or payment, duplication by photomechanical or similar means, storage in electronic databases as well as any other virtual storage and retrieval therefrom, in addition to any processing that may be necessary for the exploitation of the above-mentioned rights. Insofar as the above-mentioned rights are managed by an exploitation company the publisher is entitled to enter into the necessary contracts with the relevant exploitation companies; the publisher is also empowered to enter into contracts with third parties for the exploitation of these rights

Ethics

With the submission of the manuscript to Ultraschall in der Medizin / European Journal of Ultrasound you as the author confirm that all research involving intervention in human subjects or animals has received the approval of the institutional ethics commitee. If the institution has no formal ethics commitee, you confirm that the terms of the latest version of the Declaration of Helsinki for Medical Research involving Human Subjects have been adhered, and that experiments involving animals adhered to ethical standards.

Product Liability

Product liability laws place a heavy responsibility on you as the author of a scientific publication. This is especially the case when you report on therapeutic modalities and/or drug doses. Thus, please check these details in your manuscript very carefully. Depending on the degree of the theoretically possible dangers, please ask an experienced colleague or co-worker to also check on these details. During the editorial processing of your manuscript by the publisher it will be proof-read several times and, for example, details of doses carefully checked; however, only you as the author have the necessary specialist knowledge to assess the appropriateness of these details. The responsibility for their correctness lies exclusively with you as the author. Together with our authors we want to reduce the risk of possible injury to patients as well of damage claims and liability proceedings. For this we depend on your cooperation.