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Journal of Medical Ultrasonics

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18.01.2018 | Original Article

Can we evaluate the levator ani after Kegel exercise in women with pelvic organ prolapse by transperineal elastography? A preliminary study

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is considered to be attributable to a multitude of factors, both genetic and acquired, and many cases eventually require surgery [ 1 ]. Pregnancy and vaginal delivery are the most significant acquired factors. Other …

12.01.2018 | Original Article

The efficiency of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography in the diagnosis and staging of carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compression neuropathy in the upper extremities with a reported incidence of 5.8% in women and 0.6% in men [ 1 ]. Increased pressure in the carpal tunnel results in median nerve (MN) compression. The …

09.01.2018 | Original Article

Investigation of the effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound with high-resolution ultrasonographic cross-sectional area measurement of cervical nerve roots in patients with chronic cervical radiculopathy: a prospective, controlled, single-blind study

Cervical radiculopathy (CR) is a pathological process involving entrapment and inflammation of the cervical nerve roots (NR) [ 1 ]. Diagnosis of CR is usually made based on the symptoms of pain and paresthesia in the dermatome of the affected …

09.01.2018 | Case Report

Prolapsed bladder following rupture of patent urachal cyst, mimicking bladder exstrophy: a case report and literature review

A 26-year-old pregnant woman was diagnosed with fetal bladder prolapse following rupture of a patent urachus/urachal cyst, based on the finding of cyst disappearance with replacement with an infra-umbilical, extra-abdominal solid soft-tissue mass …

26.12.2017 | Case Report

Left ventricular cardiac hemangioma in a patient with chronic heart failure

Cardiac hemangiomas are rare benign tumors. Here, we report the case of a man in his 30s who had a cardiac hemangioma with no symptoms. He was being treated with β-blockers for chronic heart failure with hypertensive heart disease at Osaka Minato …

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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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