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Journal of Medical Ultrasonics

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08.08.2020 | Original Article–Cardiology

Regional heterogeneity of afterload sensitivity in myocardial strain

Quantitative assessment of left ventricular (LV) contraction is essential when evaluating LV systolic function; however, LV contraction is also affected by loading conditions in addition to its own intrinsic contractility [ 1 , 2 ]. Afterload …

08.08.2020 | Image–Cardiology

A case of hemolysis after mitral valve repair: evaluation of hydrodynamic patterns by three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography

04.08.2020 | Original Article–Physics & Engineering

Preliminary study on the separation of specular reflection and backscattering components using synthetic aperture beamforming

Cardiovascular diseases constitute a major cause of death, and early detection of atherosclerosis is an important factor in preventing these diseases. Using ultrasound, a number of different diagnostic approaches exist.

03.08.2020 | Special Feature: Review Article

Advances in ultrasound elastography for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has increased rapidly worldwide, making NAFLD/NASH an important global health problem from both a medical and socioeconomic standpoint. NAFLD is …

31.07.2020 | Original Article–Obstetrics & Gynecology

Ultrasonographic assessment of fetal thyroid in Japan: thyroid circumference and distal femoral and proximal tibial ossification

Thyroid hormone plays a role in the development and growth of a fetus, especially the brain [ 1 , 2 ]. Fetal hyperthyroidism may contribute to fetal growth restriction, advanced bone maturation, and in severe cases, to hydrops [ 3 , 4 ]. Fetal …

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The Journal of Medical Ultrasonics provides a forum for the publication of papers documenting recent advances and new developments across the field of ultrasound in medicine and biology, encompassing both the medical and the engineering aspects of the science. The journal presents original articles, review articles, case reports, educational articles, short communications, short technical reports, and letters to the editor. The journal also provides state-of-the-art information such as announcements from society boards and committees.

The Journal of Medical Ultrasonics is the official journal of the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine.

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