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Prenatal Ultrasound and Autism: A Prediction Tool, a Risk Factor, Both or Neither?

Ensuring a favorable long-term neurodevelopmental outcome for the offspring has become a major objective in current Maternal – Fetal Medicine. To this end, autism remains a blind spot, and there are many reasons for this, including its clinical heterogeneity (autism spectrum disorders, ASD) and the lack of a single identifiable cause. Instead, various prenatal, perinatal and postnatal factors, often contradictory to each other, have been reported to statistically increase the risk for autism.

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Das Ultraschall-Screening für Männer ab 65 kommt – DEGUM begrüßt neue Richtlinie

Gute Neuigkeiten aus der Gesundheitspolitik: Gesetzlich krankenversicherte Männer ab 65 Jahren haben künftig Anspruch auf ein einmal durchgeführtes Ultraschall-Screening zur Früherkennung von Bauchaortenaneurysmen. Die entsprechende Richtlinie des Gemeinsamen Bundesausschusses (G-BA) ist nun zusammen mit einer Versicherteninformation in Kraft getreten. Die DEGUM sieht das als wichtigen Schritt an – empfiehlt jedoch auch Patienten mit einem besonderen Risikoprofil wie etwa Diabetes oder Rauchen sowie Frauen einzubeziehen.

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European Journal of Ultrasound – 4/2017

Christoph F. Dietrich, Jeffrey Bamber, Annalisa Berzigotti, Simona Bota, Vito Cantisani, Laurent Castera, David Cosgrove, Giovanna Ferraioli, Mireen Friedrich-Rust, Odd Helge Gilja, Ruediger Stephan Goertz, Thomas Karlas, Robert de Knegt, Victor de Ledinghen, Fabio Piscaglia, Bogdan Procopet, Adrian Saftoiu, Paul S. Sidhu, Ioan Sporea, Maja Thiele

The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology presents here the first update of the 2013 EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the clinical use of elastography with a focus on the assessment of diffuse liver disease.

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Martin D. Pickles, Peter Gibbs, Anne Hubbard, Ayesha Rahman, Joanna Wieczorek, Ronjabati Roychaudhury, Caroline Bradley, Lindsay W. Turnbull
The purpose of this study was to report the feasibility, accuracy and initial clinical experience of the use of real-time magnetic resonance navigated ultrasound (rtMRnUS) in the surgical planning of breast-conserving surgery (BCS) via guide wire insertion.

Maike Collienne, Nina Timmesfeld, Simona Raluca Bergmann, Joachim Goebel, Peter Herbert Kann

Adrenal incidentaloma (AI) and adrenal masses in cases of subclinical Cushing's syndrome (SCS) initially require follow-up imaging. The authors used endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) as a method for high-resolution imaging. The aim was to evaluate the growth rate of AI and SCS by EUS.