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Journal of Ultrasonography

Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
29 Jun 2012
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Basic Medical Science, other

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: 51.19%
Rejection rate 2021: 48.6%


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.


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Plagiarism Policy

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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
Diana Afonso, Hospital Beatriz Angelo, MSK unit and Hospital da Luz, MSK unit Lisbon, Portugal
Maria Antonietta D’Agostino, Versailles-Saint Quentin En Yvelines University, Department of Rheumatology, Ambroise Paré Hospital, APHP, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Dominique Amy, Consultant of Breast Imaging, Vice President of the European Society of Breast Ultrasound, Aix-en-Provence, France
Maria PIlar Aparisi Gómez, Department of Radiology, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zeland
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
Nira Beck-Razi, Department of Medical Imaging, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
Boris Brkljačić, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital “Dubrava”, Zagreb, Croatia
Mirjana Brvar, Department of Radiology, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
Luis Cerezal, Diagnóstico Médico Cantabria (DMC), Santander, Spain
Piotr Chłosta, Clinical Unit of Urology, Świętokrzyskie Oncology Center, Kielce, 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
Daniela 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
Bruno Giuffre, Radiology Department, Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia
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
Robert Hemke, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stella S. Y. Ho, Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Mihai Iacob, President of Europäische Vereinigung für die Entwicklung von Klinischen Ultraschalluntersuchungen im Ambulanten Gesundheitswesen (EUVEKUS), Wien, Austria, and European Association for the Development of Clinical Ultrasonography in Ambulatory Health Care (EADUS), Timisoara, Romania
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
Wojciech Kosiak, Laboratory of Diagnostic Ultrasound and Biopsy, Department of Pediatrics, Oncology & Hematology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
Ewa Kuligowska, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Adrian Lim, Imperial College London and Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
Dong-Jun Lim, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Viktors Linovs, Department of Radiology, Rīga Hospital No. 2, Riga, Latvia
Mario Maas, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Michel De Maeseneer, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Grzegorz Małek, Department of Radiology, Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Warsaw, Poland
Carlo Martinoli, Department of Radiology, DISSAL, Università di Genova, Genoa, Italy
Vasco Mascarenhas, Hospital da Luz, Grupo Luz Saúde, Lisbon, Portugal
Andrzej Nowicki, Ultrasound Department, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Warsaw, Poland
Dieter Nürnberg, Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane, Brandenburg Institute for Clinical Ultrasound (BICUS), Neuruppin, Germany
Robert Olszewski, Department of Geriatrics, National Institute of Geriatrics Rheumatology and Rehabilitation and Department of Ultrasound, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Anagha P. Parkar, Department of Radiology, Haraldsplass Deaconess Hospital, Bergen, Norway; Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
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
Alina Popescu, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania
Maija Radzina, Paula Stradina Clinical University Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology Institute, Riga Stradins University, Radiology Research Laboratory, Riga, Latvia
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
Saulius Rutkauskas, Institute of Sport Science and Innovations, Lithuanian Sports University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Vladka Salapura, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Clinical Institute of Radiology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Giulio Aniello Santoro, Pelvic Floor Unit, I° Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
Mustafa Secil, Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Izmir, Turkey
Zeno Spârchez, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Iuliu Hatieganu", Institute for Gastroenterology and Hepatology "O. Fodor", Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reto Sutter, Radiology Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Jacek Suzin, First Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, N. Pirogov Regional Specialist Hospital in Łódź, Łódź, 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
Mihra Taljanovic, Departments of Medical Imaging and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA; Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
James Teh, Department of Radiology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
Jan Tuma, Ultrasound Institute, Uster, Switzerland
Violeta Vasilevska Nikodinovska, University "Ss.Cyril and Methodius", University Surgical Clinic "St.Naum Ohridski", Skopje, Macedonia
Andrzej Paweł Wieczorek, Department of Pediatric Radiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
Andre F. Yamada, The Federal University of São Paulo, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, São Paulo, Brazil
Urszula Zaleska-Dorobisz, Division of General and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
Federico Zaottini, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genova, Italy
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


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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.

Manuscripts should be submitted to the journal via:

The following attachments should be sent:

  1. Title page (with details concerning co-authors and address for correspondence).
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  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-Przybysz, Marcin Mruwczyński
Distribution and Subscriptions: Irena Pachecka
Marketing and Advertising: Jagoda Zalewska

Open Access Statement

The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.

Journal Details
Open Access
First Published
29 Jun 2012
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Basic Medical Science, other