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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Guidelines & Recommendations

Cosgrove, D.; Piscaglia, F.; Bamber, J.; Bojunga, J.; Correas, J.-M.; Gilja, O. H.; Klauser, A. S.; Sporea, I.; Calliada, F.; Cantisani, V.; D’Onofrio, M.; Drakonaki, E. E.; Fink, M.; Friedrich-Rust, M.; Fromageau, J.; Havre, R. F.; Jenssen, C.; Ohlinger, R.; Săftoiu, A.; Schaefer, F.; Dietrich, C. F.: EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Ultrasound Elastography.Part 2: Clinical Applications
Bamber, J.; Cosgrove, D.; Dietrich, C. F.; Fromageau, J.; Bojunga, J.; Calliada, F.; Cantisani, V.; Correas, J.-M.; D’Onofrio, M.; Drakonaki, E. E.; Fink, M.; Friedrich-Rust, M.; Gilja, O. H.; Havre, R. F.; Jenssen, C.; Klauser, A. S.; Ohlinger, R.; Saftoiu, A.; Schaefer, F.; Sporea, I.; Piscaglia, F.: EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Use of Ultrasound Elastography. Part 1: Basic Principles and Technology
Claudon, M.; Dietrich, C. F.; Choi, B. I.; Cosgrove, D. O.; Kudo, M.; Nolsøe, C. P.; Piscaglia, F.; Wilson, S. R.; Barr, R. G.; Chammas, M. C.; Chaubal, N. G.; Chen, M.-H.; Clevert, D. A.; Correas, J. M.; Ding, H.; Forsberg, F.; Fowlkes, J. B.; Gibson, R. N.; Goldberg, B. B.; Lassau, N.; Leen, E. L. S.; Mattrey, R. F.; Moriyasu, F.; Solbiati, L.; Weskott, H.-P.; Xu, H.-X.: Guidelines and Good Clinical Practice Recommendations for Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in the Liver – Update 2012
Kollmann, C.; deKorte, C.; Dudley, N. J.; Gritzmann, N.; Martin, K.; Evans, D. H.: Guideline for Technical Quality Assurance (TQA) of Ultrasound devices (B-Mode) – Version 1.0 (July 2012) Leitlinien für Technische Qualitätssicherung von Ultraschallgeräten (B-Mode) – Version 1.0 (Juli 2012)
Piscaglia, F.; Nolsøe, C.; Dietrich, C. F.; Cosgrove, D. O.; Gilja, O. H.; Bachmann Nielsen, M.; Albrecht, T.; Barozzi, L.; Bertolotto, M.; Catalano, O.; Claudon, M.; Clevert, D. A.; Correas, J. M.; D’Onofrio, M.; Drudi, F. M.; Eyding, J.; Giovannini, M.; Hocke, M.; Ignee, A.; Jung, E. M.; Klauser, A. S.; Lassau, N.; Leen, E.; Mathis, G.; Saftoiu, A.; Seidel, G.; Sidhu, P. S.; Haar, G. ter.; Timmerman, D.; Weskott, H. P.: The EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Practice of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS): Update 2011 on non-hepatic applications
Merz, E.; Eichhorn, K.-H.; von Kaisenberg, C.; Schramm, T.; Arbeitsgruppe der DEGUM-Stufe III: Aktualisierte Qualitätsanforderungen an die weiterführende differenzierte Ultraschalluntersuchung in der pränatalen Diagnostik (= DEGUM-Stufe II) im Zeitraum von 18 + 0 bis 21 + 6 Schwangerschaftswochen Updated Quality Requirements Regarding Secondary Differentiated Ultrasound Examination in Prenatal Diagnostics (= DEGUM Level II) in the Period from 18 + 0 to 21 + 6 Weeks of Gestation
Merz, E.; Abramovicz, J.; Baba, K.; Blaas, H.-G. K.; Deng, J.; Gindes, L.; Lee, W.; Platt, L.; Pretorius, D.; Schild, R.; Sladkevicius, P.; Timor-Tritsch, I.: 3D imaging of the fetal face – Recommendations from the International 3D Focus Group