European Journal of Ultrasound

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The Impact Factor 2017 for the EJU is 4,389



DEGUM, ÖGUM, SGUM and FMF Germany Recommendations for the Implementation of First-Trimester Screening, Detailed Ultrasound, Cell-Free DNA Screening and Diagnostic Procedures

First-trimester screening between 11 + 0 and 13 + 6 weeks with qualified prenatal counseling, detailed ultrasound, biochemical markers and maternal factors has become the basis for decisions about further examinations. It detects numerous structural and genetic anomalies. The inclusion of uterine artery Doppler and PlGF screens for preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction. Low-dose aspirin significantly reduces the prevalence of severe preterm eclampsia. Cut-off values define groups of high, intermediate and low probability. Prenatal counseling uses detection and false-positive rates to work out the individual need profile and the corresponding decision: no further diagnosis/screening – cell-free DNA screening – diagnostic procedure and genetic analysis. 

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43rd Dreiländertreffen 2019 in Mainz, Germany

AOur yearly congress, the 43rd Dreiländertreffen of DEGUM, ÖGUM and SGUM, will this year take place during the time from 16th to 19th of October 2019 in the Rheingold Hall in Mainz, Germany. DEGUM herewith cordially invites you to the biggest European Ultrasound Meeting

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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
Ernst-Michael Jung, Regensburg
Markus Hoopmann, Tübingen
Klaus-Vitold Jenderka, Merseburg
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 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