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Journal of Ultrasonography

Polish Ultrasound Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Ultrasonograficzne)

EDITOR IN CHIEF : Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska

Number of Issues : 4

Subject: Medicine

ISSN: 2084-8404
eISSN: 2451-070X



License type: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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Journal of Ultrasonography is the official organ of the Polish Ultrasound Society. Mission of the journal is promotion of ultrasonography among medical professionals representing various specialties and presentation of current state-of-the-art and results of original studies using ultrasonographic imaging.

The journal publishes: original papers, review papers, case reports, ultrasonographic quiz, video presentations as well as experts’ opinions (concerning new criteria, new probes, new examination techniques), diagnostic pitfalls in ultrasound medicine (discussing diagnostic failures), and guest editorials (concerning particular paper). All manuscripts are peer-reviewed by 2 or 3 independent reviewers.

Why submit

  • Well-established quarterly of national and international range
  • Indexed in PubMed Central
  • International Editorial Board, leading scholars in the field as referees
  • Double-blind peer-review process
  • Short submission-to-review (2–3 weeks)
  • No processing or publishing fees
  • Open access source

Why read

  • Practical guide in the field of medical sonography, educational resource for readers
  • Well-established quarterly of national and international range
  • International Editorial Board, leading scholars in the field as referees
  • Peer-reviewed journal
  • Open access source

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license users are free to share the work (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format), if the contribution is properly attributed and used for non-commercial purposes. The material published in the journal may not be altered or built upon.

Rejection rate: 37%


Polish Ultrasound Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Ultrasonograficzne - PTU) was founded in 1990 and currently currently associates more than 1200 members that represent more than 20 medical specializations.

The mission of PTU is to develop the use of diagnostic ultrasound and new scientific achievements in practice. The Society promotes advancement of knowledge and skills in the field of ultrasound and ensures proper application of methods of ultrasound in diagnosis and therapy.



Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska - National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Warsaw, Poland

Managing Editor

Aleksandra Kwiatkowska-Przybysz - Medical Communications Sp. z o.o., Warsaw, Poland
Marcin Mruwczyński - Medical Communications Sp. z o.o., Warsaw, Poland

Editorial Board

Dominique Amy - Consultant of Breast Imaging, Vice President of the Senologic International Society, Aix-en-Provence, France
Radu Badea - Ultrasound Department, Regional Institute of Hepatology and Gastroenterology “Octavian Fodor”, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Haţieganu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Jan Baron - Department of Radiodiagnosis and Interventional Radiology, Prof. Kornel Gibiński Independent Public Central Clinical Hospital, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
Jose Antonio Bouffard - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine Ultrasound, Detroit Medical Center, Sports Medicine Institute, Detroit, MI, USA
Boris Brkljačić - Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital “Dubrava”, Zagreb, Croatia
Mirjana Brvar - Department of Radiology, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
Massimo Ceruso - Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy
Piotr Chłosta - Clinical Unit of Urology, Świętokrzyskie Oncology Center, Kielce, Poland
Michel Claudon - Department of Radiology, Nancy University Hospital, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Maria Antonietta D’Agostino - Versailles-Saint Quentin En Yvelines University, Department of Rheumatology, Ambroise Paré Hospital, APHP, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Romuald Dębski - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education, Jerzy Popiełuszko Bielański Hospital, Independent Public Health Care Facility, Warsaw, Poland
Christoph F. Dietrich - Medical Department II, Caritas-Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Elena Drakonaki - University Hospital of Heraklion, Stavrakia, Crete, Greece
Thomas Fischer - Department of Radiology, Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
Dana Fodor - Iuliu Haţieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Diana Gaitini - Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Odd Helge Gilja - National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Haukeland University Hospital, and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Adam Greenspan - University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
Gÿorgy Harmat - Medical Director, Madarász Street Children’s Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
Ewa Helwich - Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, Poland
Ewa Helwich - Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, Poland
Robert Hemke - Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lennart Jans - Department of Radiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Jacob Jaremko - Department of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Wanda Kawalec - Department of Cardiology, Children’s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Masatoshi Kudo - Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Jan Kulig - First Department of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Ewa Kuligowska - Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Peter A. Lewin - School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, Drebel University, Philadelphia, USA
Mario Maas - Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Grzegorz Małek - Department of Radiology, Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Warsaw, Poland
Carlo Martinoli - Department of Radiology, DISSAL, Università di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Andrzej Nowicki - Ultrasound Department, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Warsaw, Poland
Maciej Pech - Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Edyta Płońska-Gościniak - Department of Cardiology, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Maria Respondek-Liberska - Department of Diagnosis and Prevention of Congenital Defects, Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital and Research Institute, Łódź, Poland
Michael Riccabona - Department of Radiology, University Hospital LKH Graz, Graz, Austria
Giulio Aniello Santoro - Pelvic Floor Unit, I° Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
Jacek Suzin - First Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, N. Pirogov Regional Specialist Hospital in Łódź, Łódź, Poland
Małgorzata Szczerbo-Trojanowska - Department of Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
Marcin Szkudlarek - Department of Rheumatology, University of Copenhagen Hospital at Køge, Denmark
Kazimierz Szopiński - Department of Dental Radiology, Infant Jesus Teaching Hospital – Trauma Treatment Center, Warsaw, Poland
Pekka Taipale - Kuopio University and Iisalmi Hospital, Iisalmi Hospital, Iisalmi, Finland
James Teh - Department of Radiology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
François Tranquart - Geneva Research Center, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
Jan Tuma - Ultrasound Institute, Uster, Switzerland
Violeta Vasilevska Nikodinovska - University "Ss.Cyril and Methodius", University Surgical Clinic "St.Naum Ohridski", Skopje, Macedonia
Josephine Wing-Yuk Ip - University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Urszula Zaleska-Dorobisz - Division of General and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
Frantisek Zatura - Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Associated Editors

Wiesław Jakubowski - Diagnostic Imaging Department, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Paweł Wieczorek - Department of Paediatric Radiology of the Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland

Biostatistical Consultant

Małgorzata Mańczak - Department of Gerontology, Public Health and Didactics, National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Warsaw, Poland


The papers in the Journal of Ultrasonography are published in Polish and English versions. Manuscripts may be sent to the Editorial Office in English, Polish or in both languages, on the condition that the translation is a professional one.

The manuscripts with all their attachments should be sent via e-mail to the address:

The following attachments should be sent:
1. Title page (with details concerning co-authors and address for correspondence).
2. Manuscript (abstract, key words, main text, list of figures and tables).
3. Figures – each as a separate file, e.g. Fig.1.tif.
4. Cover letter.

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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska, MD, PhD
Managing Editors: Aleksandra Kwiatkowska-PrzybyszMarcin Mruwczyński
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