Ultraschall Med 2015; 36(06): E15-E35
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1554036
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EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part II – Diagnostic Ultrasound-Guided Interventional Procedures (Long Version)

EFSUMB Leitlinien interventioneller Ultraschall (INVUS), Teil II – Diagnostische Ultraschall-gestützte Interventionen (Langversion)
P. S. Sidhu
1   Department of Radiology, King's College Hospital, London, UK
K. Brabrand
2   Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway
V. Cantisani
3   Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Policlinico Umberto I, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
J. M. Correas
4   Department of Adult Radiology, Paris-Descartes University and Necker University Hospital, Paris, and Institut Langevin – Inserm U979, Paris, France
X. W. Cui
5   Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
6   Sino-German Research Center of Ultrasound in Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
M. D’Onofrio
7   Department of Radiology, GB Rossi University Hospital, University of Verona, Italy
M. Essig
8   Clinic of Gastroenterology, Departement Visceral Medicine, Inselspital, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
S. Freeman
9   Department of Radiology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
O. H. Gilja
10   National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
N. Gritzmann
11   Radiology, Esslinger Hauptstraße 89, 1220 Vienna, Austria
R. F. Havre
12   Department of Medicine and National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
A. Ignee
5   Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
C. Jenssen
13   Department of Internal Medicine, Krankenhaus Märkisch Oderland Strausberg/Wriezen, Germany
A. Kabaalioğlu
14   Department of Radiology, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
T. Lorentzen
15   Department of Gastric Surgery, Ultrasound Section, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
M. Mohaupt
16   Department of Nephrology, Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Division of Hypertension, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
C. Nicolau
17   Radiology Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
C. P. Nolsøe
15   Department of Gastric Surgery, Ultrasound Section, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
D. Nürnberg
18   Department of Gastroenterology, Brandenburg University of Medicine Theodor Fontane, Neuruppin, Germany
M. Radzina
19   Diagnostic Radiology Institute, Paula Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia
A. Saftoiu
20   Department of Gastroenterology, Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania
21   Department of Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev, Denmark
C. Serra
22   Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound Unit, Department of Organ Failure and Transplantation S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital Bologna, Italy
Z. Spârchez
23   Department of Gastroenterology, Institute for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, “Iuliu Hatieganu” Cluj-Napoca and Institute for Gastroenterology and Hepatology “O. Fodor” Cluj-Napoca, Romania
I. Sporea
24   Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Timisoara, Romania
C. F. Dietrich
5   Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
6   Sino-German Research Center of Ultrasound in Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
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Publication Date:
15 December 2015 (online)


This is the second part of the series on interventional ultrasound guidelines of the Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB). It deals with the diagnostic interventional procedure. General points are discussed which are pertinent to all patients, followed by organ-specific imaging that will allow the correct pathway and planning for the interventional procedure. This will allow for the appropriate imaging workup for each individual interventional procedure (Long version).


Der zweite Teil der Serie von Leitlinien der European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) zur interventionellen Sonografie beschreibt die Vorbereitung, Indikationen, Durchführung und Nachsorge ultraschallgestützter diagnostischer Interventionen am Abdomen. Nach Darstellung allgemeiner, für alle Patienten gültiger Voraussetzungen werden organbezogen Bildgebung, Planung und Ablauf der verschiedenen diagnostischen Interventionen dargestellt (Langversion).

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