European Journal of Ultrasound

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42nd Dreiländertreffen in Basel, Switzerland

We take great pleasure in inviting you to the 42nd Interdisciplinary Congress of SGUM, DEGUM and ÖGUM at the Congress Center of Basel, Switzerland, during the time from 14th to 16th of November 2018.

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Pain Diagnosis

More than eight million Germans suffer from chronical pain. Electrophysiological examination is usually performed to make a diagnosis but it - with the exception of special procedures - can only capture the big but not the small nerve fibers. Those small nerve fibers are responsible for the experience of pain though. With the help of modern ultrasound procedures by now finest nerve branches can be detected and with that exact diagnosis of causes of pain is possible.

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European Journal of Ultrasound – 6/2018

Mesentric Vessel Patency Following HIFU Therapy in Patients with Locally Invasive Pancreatic Cancer

Holger M. Strunk et al.

50 pencreatic cancer patients aged 41-82 years underwent ultrasonography and computer tomography examinations before and within one day after HIFU treatment, as well as at follow-up at six weeks, three months and six months.


lnterobserver Agreement for CEUS-LI-RADS and ESCULAP

Barbara Schellhaas et al.

This pilot study aimed at assessing interobserver agreement with two contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) algorithms for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk patients.


Value of Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia - A Retrospective Study

Tanja Maisenbacher et al.

The diagnosis of an inbuinal hernia is usually made clinically. Precise imaging appears to be necessary when the clinical examination is inconclusive. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of ultrasonography for inguinal hernias and whether it influences the decision for or against surgery.