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Competition for the best publication

Dear Readers,

we are pleased to announce the laureates of the 8th edition of the competition for the best publication in “Journal of Ultrasonography” – in 2019 (issues no. 76–79) in two age categories: below and above 35 years of age. The prizes are funded by the Polish Ultrasound Society.
The laureates were selected by Jury composed of the representatives of the Polish Ultrasound Society and “Journal of Ultrasonography”.

The best paper published in 2019 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
below 35 years of age:

Ultrasonography of peritoneal tuberculosis
Ababacar Mbengue, Abdou Rahmane Ndiaye, Ndeye Isseu Amar, Moustapha Diallo, Aminata Diack, Mame Diarra Ndao, Massamba Diop, Amath Fall, Cheikh Tidiane Diouf, Thierno Omar Soko, Ibrahima Cisse Diakhate
J Ultrason 2019; 19: 98–104
DOI: 10.15557/JoU.2019.0014

The best paper published in 2019 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
above 35 years of age:

Monitoring the response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer using ultrasound scattering coefficient: A preliminary report

Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak, Hanna Piotrzkowska-Wróblewska, Ziemowit Klimoda, Wojciech Secomski, Piotr Karwat, Ewa Markiewicz-Grodzicka, Agnieszka Kolasińska-Ćwikła, Katarzyna Roszkowska-Purska, Jerzy Litniewski
J Ultrason 2019; 19: 89–97
DOI: 10.15557/JoU.2019.0013

We wish to congratulate the winners and simultaneously, invite the Readers to submit their publications to “Journal of Ultrasonography,” and at the same time, to this year’s edition of the competition.
The rules and regulations of the competition are available on:
 www.jultrason.pl and www.usgptu.waw.pl.

Editorial Staff

 


 

Past winners

The best paper published in 2018 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
below 35 years of age:

Selecting patients for embolization of varicoceles based on ultrasonography
Łukasz Światłowski, Krzysztof Pyra, Maryla Kuczyńska, Ewa Kuklik, Jan Sobstyl, Michał Sojka, Anna Drelich-Zbroja, Maciej Pech, Maciej Powerski, Tomasz Jargiełło
J Ultrason 2018; 18: 90–95
DOI: 10.15557/JoU.2018.0013

The best paper published in 2018 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
above 35 years of age:

The sonoanatomy of lumbar erector spinae and its iliac attachment – the potential substrate of the iliac crest pain syndrome, an ultrasound study in healthy subjects
Plamen Todorov, Rodina Nestorova, Anastas Batalov
J Ultrason 2018; 18: 16–21
DOI: 10.15557/JoU.2018.0003

 

The best paper published in 2017 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category below 35 years of age:

Ultrasound diagnostics of a spontaneous arteriovenous fistula of the head and neck
Maria Vadimovna Zakharkina,
 Andrey Olegovich Chechetkin, Marina Victorovna Krotenkova, Rodion Nikolaevich Konovalov
J Ultrason 2017; 17: 217–221

The best paper published in 2017 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category above 35 years of age:

The series of articles:

Chest wall – underappreciated structure in sonography. Part I: Examination methodology and ultrasound anatomy
Andrzej Smereczyński, Katarzyna Kołaczyk, Elżbieta Bernatowicz
J Ultrason 2017; 17: 197–205

Chest wall – underappreciated structure in sonography. Part II: Non-cancerous lesions
Andrzej Smereczyński, Katarzyna Kołaczyk, Elżbieta Bernatowicz
J Ultrason 2017; 17: 275–280

Chest wall – a structure underestimated in ultrasonography. Part III: Neoplastic lesions
Andrzej Smereczyński, Katarzyna Kołaczyk, Elżbieta Bernatowicz
J Ultrason 2017; 17: 281–288

 

The best paper published in 2016 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
below 35 years of age:

Usefulness of ultrasound examination in the evaluation of a neonate’s body fluid status
Journal of Ultrasonography 2016; 16 (65): 125–134.


The best paper published in 2016 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
above 35 years of age
:

Inability of shear-wave elastography to distinguish malignant from benign prostate tissue – a comparison of biopsy, whole-mount sectioning and shear-wave elastography
Journal of Ultrasonography 2016; 16 (67): 348–358.
 

The best paper published in 2015 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category

below 35 years of age:

Modified sonoelastographic scale score for lymph nodeassessment in lymphoma – a preliminary report

Mateusz Łasecki, Cyprian Olchowy, Dąbrówka Sokołowska-Dąbek, Anna Biel, Radosław Chaber, Urszula Zaleska-Dorobisz 

Journal of Ultrasonography 2015; 15 (60): 45–55


The best paper published in 2015 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category

above 35 years of age:

Perihepatic lymphadenopathy in children with chronic viral hepatitis

Dagmar Schreiber-Dietrich, Margret Pohl, Xin-Wu Cui, Barbara Braden, Christoph F. Dietrich, Liliana Chiorean 

Journal of Ultrasonography 2015; 15 (61): 137–150

 

The best paper published in 2014 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
below 35 years of age:

Sonographic assessment of the inferior vena cava/aorta index measured with the transducer placed in the anterior median line and right anterior axillary line – a comparison 

Monika Luboch, Magdalena Łoś, Łukasz Szmygel, Wojciech Kosiak

Journal of Ultrasonography 2014; 14 (58): 280–286


The best paper published in 2014 in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the category
above 35 years of age
:

New sonographically-guided test for anterior knee instability – preliminary report 

Piotr Grzelak, Michał Podgórski, Ludomir Stefańczyk, Marcin Domżalski 

Journal of Ultrasonography 2014; 14 (58): 252–257

 

The best paper published in 2013 in "Journal of Ultrasonography" in the category

below 35 years of age:

TSI ultrasound elastography for the diagnosis of chronic allograft nefropathy in kidney transplanted patients 
Johaness Kahn, Torsten Slowinski, Anke Thomas, Sergej Filimonow, Thomas Fisher
Journal of Ultrasonography 2013; 13 (54): 253–262

The best paper published in 2013 in "Journal of Ultrasonography" in the category 

above 35 years of age:

Ultrasound diagnosis of pulmonary sling with proximal stenosis of left pulmonary artery and patent arterial duct
Wojciech Mądry, Maciej A. Karolczak
Journal of Ultrasonography 2013; 13 (52): 104–110

 

The best paper published in 2012 in "Journal of Ultrasonography" in the category below 35 years of age:

Ultrasound assessment of the caliber of the arteries in the lower extremities in healthy persons – the dependency on age, sex and morphological parameters of the subjects

Dorota Czyżewska, Andrzej Ustymowicz, Kamil Krysiuk, Paweł Witkowski, Mateusz Zonenberg, Konrad Dobrzycki, Urszula Łebkowska

Journal of Ultrasonography 2012; 12 (51): 420–427

 

The best paper published in 2012 in "Journal of Ultrasonography" in the category above 35 years of age:

The use of ultrasound in the assessment of the glenoid labrum of the glenohumeral joint. Part I: Ultrasound anatomy and examination technique

Wojciech Krzyżanowski

Journal of Ultrasonography 2012; 12 (49): 164–177

The use of ultrasound in the assessment of the glenoid labrum of the glenohumeral joint.
Part II: Examples of labral pathologies

Wojciech Krzyżanowski, Marta Tarczyńska

Journal of Ultrasonography 2012; 12 (50): 329–341

 

 

The Rules and Regulations of the Competition for the Award of the Polish Ultrasound Society and “Journal of Ultrasonography” for the best publication in the quarterly “Journal of Ultrasonography”

  1. At the initiative of the Executive Board of the Polish Ultrasound Society and the Editors of “Journal of Ultrasonography” (hereinafter referred to as the Organizer), an annual Prize is established whose aim is the promotion of achievements in the field of ultrasonography.
  2. The Prize shall be of cyclical character and shall be awarded annually for the best publication in “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the calendar year that precedes the year of awarding the Prize.
  3. The Prize shall be awarded in two categories: 1) below 35 years of age; 2) above 35 years of age. The age that qualifies a publication to one of the categories mentioned herein shall be the age of the first author at the moment of submitting the paper.
  4. Sending an article to the Editors of “Journal of Ultrasonography” with the intention to publish it, shall be equivalent with a consent for the participation in the Competition. The authors confirm their participation by indicating an adequate age category in the Cover Letter which may be downloaded from the website: http://www.jultrason.pl/index.php/instructions-for-authors.
  5. The Prize of PLN 1000 (net) shall be awarded to the first Author of the publication.
  6. The Laureates shall be chosen by the Competition Chapter composed of: The president of the Chapter, i.e. the Editor-in-Chief of the periodical “Journal of Ultrasonography,” the President of the Polish Ultrasound Society, members of the Polish Ultrasound Society and two persons representing the Editors of the quarterly journal, i.e. the Publisher and Managing Editor.
  7. When assessing the publications, the Chapter shall take into account: the scientific level, innovation, significance of the publication for knowledge development, editorial and linguistic quality, manner of presentation of outcomes and knowledge of pertinent literature.
  8. Until January of the following calendar year, the Chapter shall select the laureates in two age categories and subsequently, the voting shall commence. If the voting is inconclusive, the President of the Chapter shall have a deciding vote.
  9. In exceptional cases, the Chapter may apply for rewarding more than one publication in a given age category.
  10. The results of the competition from a given calendar year shall be announced in the first issue of “Journal of Ultrasonography” in the following year and on the websites of the Polish Ultrasound Society and “Journal of Ultrasonography” (www.usgptu.waw.plwww.jultrason.pl).
  11. The Laureates shall be informed about the results via telephone or by conventional or electronic mail.
  12. The Laureates shall provide the Organizer with personal details essential for taxing purposes.
  13. The Prize in the competition shall be treated as revenues from the source specified in Article 10 section 1 point 9 of the Act on the personal income tax of 26 July 1991 (consolidated text: Dz.U. – Poland's Journal of Laws – of 2010, No. 51, item 307 as amended) and is subject to a flat-rate income tax of 10% of the Prize according to Article 30 section 1 point 2 of this Act. The tax shall be paid by the Organizer who holds the function of the withholding agent.
  14. The Prize shall be paid to the Laureate by wire transfer to the specified bank account or in cash (as decided by the Laureate) within 30 days from the day of awarding the Prize.
  15. The Polish Ultrasound Society and the Editors of “Journal of Ultrasonography” reserve the rights to alter these Rules and Regulations and to withdraw the competition without providing any reasons.
  16. These Regulations shall become effective as of the day of their approval by the Organizer.