Christoph-F Dietrich

Summary

Affiliation: Bad Mergentheim
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Real time elastography endoscopic ultrasound (RTE-EUS), a comprehensive review
    C F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany Department of Gastroenterology, Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania Klinik für Innere Medizin, Krankenhaus Märkisch Oderland, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:405-14. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The EFSUMB website, a guide for better understanding
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Med Ultrason 15:215-23. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Ultrasound for abdominal lymphadenopathy]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Würzburg, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 138:1001-18. 2013
  4. doi request reprint [Focal liver lesion, incidental finding]
    C F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:2099-116. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint An EFSUMB introduction into Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (DCE-US) for quantification of tumour perfusion
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Ultraschall Med 33:344-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint [Comments on the EFSUMB non-liver Guidelines 2011]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik II, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:1175-81. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Papillary renal cell carcinoma in the transplanted kidney - a case report focusing on contrast enhanced ultrasound features
    Andre Ignee
    Medical Clinic 2 Gastroenterology and Medical Imaging Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Med Ultrason 14:246-50. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the diagnostic algorithm of hepatocellular and cholangiocellular carcinoma, comments on the AASLD guidelines
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 33:S57-66. 2012
  9. doi request reprint EFSUMB guidelines 2011: comment on emergent indications and visions
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital University of Würzburg, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 33:S39-47. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Liver tumor characterization--review of the literature
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Wurzburg
    Ultraschall Med 33:S3-10. 2012

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Real time elastography endoscopic ultrasound (RTE-EUS), a comprehensive review
    C F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany Department of Gastroenterology, Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania Klinik für Innere Medizin, Krankenhaus Märkisch Oderland, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:405-14. 2014
    ..Future developments are also briefly discussed, as elastography is a tissue characterising technique that will certainly not replace biopsy, but will rather be an adjunct during EUS examinations, due to its ease of use and low cost. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint The EFSUMB website, a guide for better understanding
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Med Ultrason 15:215-23. 2013
    ..IN CONCLUSION this article aims to provide a guide to the website educational sites of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB)...
  3. doi request reprint [Ultrasound for abdominal lymphadenopathy]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Würzburg, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 138:1001-18. 2013
    ..In conclusion of the article different clinical scenarios and clinical algorithms are presented to help the reader to diagnose abdominal lymphadenopathy correctly in an efficient way...
  4. doi request reprint [Focal liver lesion, incidental finding]
    C F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:2099-116. 2012
    ..In this article the role of CEUS in the characterization of incidentally found FLL is described...
  5. ncbi request reprint An EFSUMB introduction into Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (DCE-US) for quantification of tumour perfusion
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Ultraschall Med 33:344-51. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint [Comments on the EFSUMB non-liver Guidelines 2011]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik II, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:1175-81. 2012
    ..In the following paper a short summary and comments on the guidelines are given...
  7. ncbi request reprint Papillary renal cell carcinoma in the transplanted kidney - a case report focusing on contrast enhanced ultrasound features
    Andre Ignee
    Medical Clinic 2 Gastroenterology and Medical Imaging Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Med Ultrason 14:246-50. 2012
    ..CEUS is feasible, reveals comparable results to computed tomography and should be concerned as the method of choice for patients with impaired renal function like renal graft recipients...
  8. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the diagnostic algorithm of hepatocellular and cholangiocellular carcinoma, comments on the AASLD guidelines
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 33:S57-66. 2012
    ..The present manuscript discusses the diagnostic algorithm of hepatocellular carcinoma and provides information on the differential diagnosis between HCC and ICC...
  9. doi request reprint EFSUMB guidelines 2011: comment on emergent indications and visions
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital University of Würzburg, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 33:S39-47. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Liver tumor characterization--review of the literature
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Wurzburg
    Ultraschall Med 33:S3-10. 2012
    ..This article reviews the published literature pertaining to these trials to determine the role of CEUS in the characterization of FLL...
  11. doi request reprint EFSUMB guidelines 2011: comments and illustrations
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Wurzburg
    Ultraschall Med 33:S11-21. 2012
    ..The potential for endoscopic ultrasound to highlight the importance of CEUS in the daily routine is also addressed...
  12. doi request reprint Challenges for the German Health Care System
    C F Dietrich
    Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 50:557-72. 2012
    ..Health Information Technology (HIT) has been identified as an important quality improvement tool. Health Indicators have been introduced as possible instruments for the priorisation debate...
  13. doi request reprint Imaging of gastrointestinal stromal tumours with modern ultrasound techniques - a pictorial essay
    C F Dietrich
    Medical Clinic 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 50:457-67. 2012
    ..The aim of the article is to introduce the reader into the new ultrasound techniques and special diagnostic behaviour of GIST and outline clinical pathways to deal correctly with different stages of the disease...
  14. doi request reprint [Gastrointestinal ultrasound update 2011]
    C F Dietrich
    Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:239-50. 2012
    ..The current role of gastrointestinal ultrasound was discussed during the Davos meeting 2011 of the «Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Ultraschall» (SGUM) and the literature is summarised in this article...
  15. doi request reprint [Elastography, the new dimension in ultrasonography]
    C F Dietrich
    Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 100:1533-42. 2011
    ..In the following article elastographic applications are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint [Perianal ultrasound]
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Z Gastroenterol 46:625-30. 2008
    ..The method is complementary to endorectal ultrasound. Also oblique transsphincteric fistula can be displayed in detail...
  17. doi request reprint Comments and illustrations regarding the guidelines and good clinical practice recommendations for contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)--update 2008
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Ultraschall Med 29:S188-202. 2008
    ..This is of importance for a differential diagnosis. Vesicoureteric reflux and blunt abdominal trauma are also mentioned. Other parts or chapters of the guidelines are described in a separate paper of this supplement...
  18. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for imaging of adrenal masses
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad MergentheimGermany
    Ultraschall Med 31:163-8. 2010
    ..However, the characterization and differentiation of benign and malignant adrenal lesions is challenging. This study aimed to evaluate contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the characterization of adrenal masses...
  19. doi request reprint Sonographic assessments of gastrointestinal and biliary functions
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Uhlandstr 7, D 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 23:353-67. 2009
    ..Functional ultrasound provides a widely available method to increase our understanding of functional processes and motility. The authors review the options of functional ultrasound and discuss its practical relevance...
  20. doi request reprint Real-time tissue elastography in the diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis
    C F Dietrich
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Caritas Hospital, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Endoscopy 41:718-20. 2009
    ..EUS elastography of the pancreas shows a typical and unique finding with homogenous stiffness of the whole organ, and this distinguishes AIP from the circumscribed mass lesion in ductal adenocarcinoma...
  21. doi request reprint Significance of abdominal ultrasound in inflammatory bowel disease
    C F Dietrich
    Medical Department 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Dig Dis 27:482-93. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Cysts in the cyst pattern
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Z Gastroenterol 47:1203-7. 2009
    ..g., ultrasound and computed tomography. In the very early stages of echinococcosis without calcifications, ultrasound can depict the specific intralesional morphology in detail...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contrast enhanced transabdominal ultrasound in the characterisation of pancreatic lesions with cystic appearance
    Stefan A Beyer-Enke
    Medical and Imaging Department, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    JOP 11:427-33. 2010
    ..The role of transabdominal CEUS in cystic pancreatic disease is less obvious...
  24. doi request reprint Pitfalls and artefacts using contrast enhanced ultrasound
    C F Dietrich
    Med Klinik 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 49:350-6. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint [Evidence based endoscopic ultrasound]
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Z Gastroenterol 49:599-621. 2011
    ..In this overview the variety of current evidence based diagnostic options of EUS are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transabdominal ultrasound in inflammatory bowel disease. Conventional and recently developed techniques--update
    Hubert Allgayer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Rehaklinik Ob der Tauber, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Med Ultrason 13:302-13. 2011
    ..It helps to better characterize the disease course in individual patients and can guide therapeutic decisions. In this review the current literature will be analysed...
  27. doi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of pancreatic lesions using endoscopic ultrasound]
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Z Gastroenterol 46:601-17. 2008
    ..An improved differential diagnosis is, therefore, mandatory and will be discussed in this review...
  28. doi request reprint Improved differentiation of pancreatic tumors using contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasound
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Medical Department II, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:590-597.e1. 2008
    ..We prospectively evaluated conventional color Doppler imaging and contrast-enhanced endoscopic Doppler ultrasound (CE-EDUS) as a new imaging technique for further characterization and differentiation of solid pancreatic tumors...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Sonographie von pleura und lunge]
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstr 7, 97980 Bad Mergentheim
    Ultraschall Med 24:303-11. 2003
    ..g. thoracic computed tomography)...
  30. pmc Improved characterisation of histologically proven liver tumours by contrast enhanced ultrasonography during the portal venous and specific late phase of SHU 508A
    C F Dietrich
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Caritas Hospital Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Gut 53:401-5. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of focal liver lesions with contrast enhanced ultrasonography
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstr 7, 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 51:S9-17. 2004
    ..g. liver metastases of the gastrointestinal tract) can be recognised in the portal venous phase as less perfused "black spots." In this article we discuss liver tumour characterisation by contrast enhanced ultrasonography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasound with low mechanical index: a new technique
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 43:1219-23. 2005
    ..We now report on the first use of contrast-enhanced, low mechanical index, real-time endoscopic ultrasound (CELMI-EUS) in six patients using prototype technology...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sonographic signs of neutropenic enterocolitis
    Christoph F Dietrich
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Caritas Hospital Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1397-402. 2006
    ..To investigate the sonographic features at time of diagnosis and follow-up in patients with neutropenic enterocolitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment of metastatic liver disease in patients with primary extrahepatic tumors by contrast-enhanced sonography versus CT and MRI
    Christoph F Dietrich
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1699-705. 2006
    ..To evaluate contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) using SonoVue in the detection of liver metastases in patients with known extrahepatic primary tumors versus the combined gold standard comprising CT, MRI and clinical/histological data...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Sonographic diagnosis of thrombosis]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:567-72. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Sonographic assessment of splanchnic arteries and the bowel wall
    C F Dietrich
    Medical Department II, Caritas Krankenhaus, Uhlandstr 7, D 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 64:202-12. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint [Contrast enhanced ultrasound of the liver--state of the art]
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1225-31. 2007
    ..This has been demonstrated in several single-centre studies and recently also a European multi-centre study. This review focuses on the recent advances of CEUS in detecting and characterizing focal liver lesions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improved characterisation of solitary solid pancreatic tumours using contrast enhanced transabdominal ultrasound
    C F Dietrich
    Medical and Imaging Department, Caritas Krankenhaus, Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstr 7, 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:635-43. 2008
    ..The role of CEUS in pancreatic disease is less obvious. We prospectively evaluated CEUS for characterization of undetermined solid pancreatic lesions (gold standard histology)...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Acute abdomen, gastroenterologists view]
    C F Dietrich
    Abteilung Innere Medizin II, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:645-59. 2007
    ..In contrast, the value of ultrasound in patients with acute abdomen is of utmost importance. This paper reviews a sonographic orientated approach to frequently encountered causes of the acute abdomen...
  40. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound of histologically proven liver hemangiomas
    Christoph F Dietrich
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Caritas Hospital Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Hepatology 45:1139-45. 2007
    ..Forty-five (78%) of the hemangiomas showed homogenous centripetal filling within 180 seconds...
  41. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatocellular adenoma by contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    C F Dietrich
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, Caritas Hospital Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstrasse 7, 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Br J Radiol 78:704-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, this technique might improve the functional characterization of benign hypervascular focal liver lesions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sonographic characterisation of hepatocellular carcinoma at time of diagnosis
    A Ignee
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 43:289-94. 2005
    ..We investigated 100 consecutive patients with histologically proven hepatocellular carcinoma in order to evaluate sonographic characteristics in unselected patients and to compare native and contrast-enhanced ultrasonographic techniques...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Improved detection and characterisation of liver tumors with echo-enhanced ultrasound]
    G Schuessler
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritas Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstr 7, 97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 41:1167-76. 2003
    ..g., brain, thorax)...
  44. ncbi request reprint [3D real time contrast enhanced ultrasonography,a new technique]
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik II, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitatsklinikum, Frankfurt, Germany
    Rofo 174:160-3. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint [Imaging of the abdomen
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim
    Z Gastroenterol 40:965-70. 2002
    ..An exact diagnosis based on ultrasound imaging will certainly result in cost savings in health-care, since the use of further imaging methods (and therefore the total examination time) may be reduced...
  46. ncbi request reprint [The infammatory pseudotumour -- an unusual liver tumour]
    G Schuessler
    Medizinische Klinik II, jetzt Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main
    Ultraschall Med 27:273-9. 2006
    ..This is a rare disease which can present with fever, abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss indicating malignancy or abscess. The definite diagnosis is often only verified by surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Role of ultrasonography in the detection of small adrenal masses
    J Trojan
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 23:96-100. 2002
    ..In this prospective study we evaluated whether adrenal gland masses of less or equal than 20 mm in diameter could be detected by modern abdominal ultrasonography (US)...
  48. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided percutaneous cholangiography and cholangiodrainage (CEUS-PTCD)
    A Ignee
    Medical Department 2, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Endoscopy 41:725-6. 2009
    ..Further studies are necessary to evaluate this new technique in a larger numbers of patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint The value of routinely performed ultrasonography in patients with Crohn disease
    T O Hirche
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:1178-83. 2002
    ..In this prospective study we investigated the outcome of routinely performed abdominal ultrasonography in CD patients irrespective of symptoms and disease activity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Peri-hepatic lymphadenopathy in primary biliary cirrhosis reflects progression of the disease
    C F Dietrich
    Medizinische Klinik II, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:747-53. 1999
    ..We prospectively investigated the peri-hepatic lymph node volume in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and healthy controls to evaluate the correlation with histology, biochemical and immunological features...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Hypertransaminasaemia and impaired liver function in a patient with oligosymptomatic celiac disease]
    W P Hofmann
    Medizinische Klinik II, , Frankfurt/Main, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 39:1027-32. 2001
    ..Serum aminotransferase levels normalized within 6 months. The clinical course demonstrates involvement of the liver in patients with celiac disease...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk of gastrointestinal bleeding associated with Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with hemophilia or von Willebrand's syndrome
    B Braden
    Medical Department II, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Helicobacter 3:184-7. 1998
    ..pylori infection in patients with hemophilia A or B and with the von Willebrand syndrome...
  53. ncbi request reprint Multiple adenomas and hepatocellular carcinoma in a renal transplant patient with glycogen storage disease type 1a (von Gierke disease)
    J Gossmann
    Medizinische Klinik II, Zentrum der Inneren Medizin, , Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt a.M, Germany
    Transplantation 72:343-4. 2001
    ..In patients who have GSD 1a with terminal renal failure, combined liver and kidney transplantation may be considered at an early stage of the disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative clinical evaluation of the laser-assisted ratio analyser for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection by (13)C-urea breath tests
    B Braden
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:807-10. 2001
    ..Therefore, new technologies have been developed to measure the ratio of (13)CO(2)/(12)CO(2) in breath. The laser-assisted ratio analyser (LARA) device is based on optogalvanic effects of the stimulated CO(2) molecules...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Duplex sonography of visceral arteries]
    C F Dietrich
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt Main, Medizinische Klinik II, Germany
    Ultraschall Med 22:247-57. 2001
    ..Based on a search of the relevant literature, examination techniques and results were analysed. These findings are to serve as a basis for a prospective multi-center study for the determination of standard values...