Ultraschall in Med 2012; 33(1): 33-59
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1281676
Leitlinien/Guidelines

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The EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on the Clinical Practice of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS): Update 2011 on non-hepatic applications

F. Piscaglia1 , C. Nolsøe2 , C. F. Dietrich3 , D. O. Cosgrove4 , O. H. Gilja5 , M. Bachmann Nielsen6 , T. Albrecht7 , L. Barozzi8 , M. Bertolotto9 , O. Catalano10 , M. Claudon11 , D. A. Clevert12 , J. M. Correas13 , M. D’Onofrio14 , F. M. Drudi15 , J. Eyding16 , M. Giovannini17 , M. Hocke18 , A. Ignee19 , E. M. Jung20 , A. S. Klauser21 , N. Lassau22 , E. Leen23 , G. Mathis24 , A. Saftoiu25 , G. Seidel26 , P. S. Sidhu27 , G. ter. Haar28 , D. Timmerman29 , H. P. Weskott30
  • 1Div. Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy
  • 2US Section, Division of Surgery, Dept of Gastroenterology, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 3Div. Gastroenterology & Oncology, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
  • 4Imaging Sciences Department, Imperial College, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK
  • 5National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway and Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
  • 6Radiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 7Radiology, Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
  • 8Radiology, General and University Hospital S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
  • 9Radiology, University of Trieste, Italy
  • 10Radiology, National Cancer Institute Fondazione G. Pascale, Naples, Italy
  • 11Radiology, Hôpital d’Enfants, Nancy, France
  • 12Radiology, Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany
  • 13Adult Radiology, Paris Descartes University & Necker University Hospital, France
  • 14Radiology, University of Verona, Italy
  • 15Radiology, University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
  • 16Div Neurology, St Josef Hospital, Bochum, Germany
  • 17Endoscopy Unit, Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Marseille, France
  • 18Div Gastroenterology, Klinikum Meiningen, Germany
  • 19Div. Gastroenterology & Oncology, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
  • 20Radiology, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany
  • 21Radiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
  • 22Imaging Department, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
  • 23Imaging Science Department, Imperial College London, UK
  • 24Internal Medicine, Rankweil, Austria
  • 25Gastroenterology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania
  • 26Div. Neurology, Asklepios Klinik Nord, Heidberg, Germany
  • 27Radiology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  • 28Joint Department of Physics, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, UK
  • 29Div Gynaecology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
  • 30Central Ultrasound Department, Krankenhaus Siloah, Hannover, Germany
Further Information

Publication History

Publication Date:
26 August 2011 (eFirst)

Thematic sections

Thematic Section Chairperson 1 Introduction F. Piscaglia – C. Nolsøe 2 Generalities D. Cosgrove 3 Equipment H. P. Weskott 4 Investigator’s training O. H. Gilja 5 Terminology F. Piscaglia 6 Safety G. ter Haar 7 Paediatric C. Nolsøe 8 Pancreas M. D’Onofrio 9 Endoscopic CEUS C. F. Dietrich 10 Gastrointestinal tract O. H. Gilja 11 Spleen O. Catalano 12 Kidney M. Bertolotto 13 Vesicoureteral reflux M. Bertolotto 14 Scrotum P. S. Sidhu 15 Abdominal Trauma O. Catalano 16 Lung and pleural lesions G. Mathis 17 Vascular D. Clevert 18 Cerebral vessels G. Seidel 19 Inflammatory joint diseases A. S. Klauser 20 Intracavitary A. Ignee 21 Lymphnodes M. Hocke 22 Tumour response assessment E. Leen 23 Breast D. Cosgrove 24 Adrenals H. P. Weskott 25 Emerging CEUS applications and future perspectives A Gynecology D. Timmerman B Perineum C. F. Dietrich C Urinary Bladder F. M. Drudi D Transplanted Kidney M. Bertolotto E Prostate Cancer J. M. Correas F Aorto-caval fistula D. Clevert G Free Tissue Transplants E. M. Jung H Extrahepatic Biliary System C. F. Dietrich 26 Use of CEUS in patients with renal failure J. M. Correas – T. Albrecht 27 Technical Appendix F. Piscaglia – C. Nolsøe