European Journal of Ultrasound

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DEGUM Experts

Sonography in precocious pregnancy

DEGUM Experts: Non-invasive prenatal testing to be performed exclusively in comination with sonography

Will my child be born in good health? Will it have anomalies or diseases? Those are the general questions soon-to-be-parents ask themselves. Many hope to find closure not only through sonography but also through screening tests which are available in Germany since 2012. They test blood plasma of pregnant women for trisomies and analyze sex chromosomes. The joint federal committee (Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss - G-BA) recently suggested for those screenings to be covered by health insurance in cases of high-risk pregnancy. 

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Sonography in pregnancy: 

'Baby-Watching' - Sonograghy to be performed following maternity guidelines or following obstetric ultrasonography? DEGUM experts fill in on the details

When soon-to-be-moms hold sonographic pictures of their fetus then those are unforgettable moments for them. Nonetheless for many this is not enough: They want to see their unborn child on big screens and in 3D. The so called 'Baby-TV' is booming but following the new German Radiation Protection Ordinance (StrSchV) such sonography produced for commercial use will be prohibited as from end of 2020.


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Editorial board


Michael Bachmann Nielsen, Copenhagen
Vito Cantisani, Rome
Rabih Chaoui, Berlin
Stefan Meng, Vienna
Eberhard Merz, Frankfurt/Main
Fabio Piscaglia, Bologna
Paul Sidhu, London
Deike Strobel, Erlangen
Sevgi Tercanli, Basel
Uwe Walter, Rostock

Founded in 1980 by

Hans Rudolf Müller, Basel †
Emil Reinold, Vienna †
Gerhard Rettenmaier, Böblingen †

Editorial Board

Thomas Albrecht, Berlin
Christian Arning, Hamburg
Radu Badea, Cluj-Napoca
Annalisa Berzigotti, Bern
Boris Brkljačić, Zagreb
Alfred Bunk, Dresden
Jonathan Carlsen, Copenhagen
Dirk-Andre Clevert, Munich
Karl-Heinz Deeg, Bamberg
Friedrich Degenhardt, Bielefeld
Christoph Dietrich, Bad Mergentheim
Francesco Maria Drudi, Rome
Manfred Essig, Zweisimmen
David H. Evans, Leicester
Mireen Friedrich-Rust, Frankfurt
Michael Gebel, Hannover
Ulrich Gembruch, Bonn
Alois Gessl, Wien
Odd Helge Gilja, Bergen
Rüdiger Görtz, Erlangen
Norbert Gritzmann, Salzburg
Bernhard-Joachim Hackelöer, Hamburg
Joachim Hohmann, Winterthur
Markus Hoopmann, Tübingen
Klaus-Vitold Jenderka, Merseburg
Ernst-Michael Jung, Regensburg
Karim Kalache, Berlin
Philipp Klaritsch, Graz
Andrea Sabine Klauser, Innsbruck
Christian Kollmann, Vienna
Wolf Mann, Mainz
Gebhard Mathis, Hohenems
Jean-Yves Meuwly, Lausanne
Petru Adrian Mircea, Cluj Napoca
Gerhard Mostbeck, Vienna
Christian Pallson Nolsøe, Copenhagen
Dieter Nürnberg, Neuruppin
Lukas Pfeifer, Erlangen
Kjell Åsmund Salvesen, Trondheim
Barbara Schellhaas, Erlangen
Hans-Rudolf Schwarzenbach, Melide
Jörg Simanowski, Hannover
Ioan Sporea, Timisoara
Daniel Staub, Basel
Horst Steiner, Salzburg
Hubert Stiegler, Munich
Holger Strunk, Bonn
Stefan Wellek, Mainz
Frank Wolfram, Gera
Pavlos S. Zoumpoulis, Kifissia