Journal Club

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DateTitleContentCategoriesAuthor
May 3, 2020Application of Contrast-Enhanced Real-time 3-Dimensional Ultrasound in Solid Abdominal Organ TraumaOverview An experimental study performed on artificially injured pigs compared diagnostic sensitivity of 2D CEUS, 3D CEUS and 4D CEUS in the detection of bleeding in/of parenchymal organs. 4D CEUS …Abdominal sonography, Contrast sonography, Emergency ultrasound, Pediatric and neonatal sonography, Urogenital sonography
May 2, 2020Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Guidance for Interventional ProceduresOverview A comprehensive review of CEUS-guided procedures in the abdominal cavity and retroperitoneum including liver, spleen, biliary tract, kidney, prostate and collections of free abdominal fluid or abscesses. The authors …Abdominal sonography, Contrast sonography, Emergency ultrasound, Interventional ultrasound, Pediatric and neonatal sonography, Urogenital sonography
March 3, 2020Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) Identifies Perfusion Differences Between Tibial Fracture Unions and Non-UnionsOverview The article presents a comparison of perfusion characteristics examined by CEUS and quantified by TIC in patients with tibial fractures unions and non-unions. The cut-off values for septic and …Contrast sonography, Musculoskeletal sonography – orthopaedics and traumatology
March 3, 2020Fracture Ultrasound of the ExtremitiesOverview The authors review the actual evidence for the diagnostics of bone fractures, especially in children up to 12 years. For the distal forearm fractures, the US is the modality …Emergency ultrasound, Musculoskeletal sonography – orthopaedics and traumatology, Pediatric and neonatal sonography
July 24, 2019Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction by Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography in Nonelderly Patients Referred for Computed Tomographic Coronary AngiographyOverview An interesting study from a pathophysiological point of view. Authors Sahar Taqui et al.   Journal J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2019;32:817-25   Recommendation/Comment Microvascular dysfunction (MVD) seems not to …Contrast sonography, Echocardiography
June 24, 2019The Spectrum of Change in the Elite Athlete’s HeartOverview The authors of this prospective observational study had focused on echocardiographic changes among elite athletes during the period of 6 years. They described the changes of echocardiographic parameters – …Echocardiography
June 15, 2019Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Guidance for Interventional ProceduresOverview Review of CEUS for interventional procedures in abdominal sonography. Valuable are e.g. tricks how to enhance needle visualisation in low mechanical index images or how to prolongate the presence …Abdominal sonography, Contrast sonography, Interventional ultrasound, Pediatric and neonatal sonography, Urogenital sonography

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