Dear Readers,

we are pleased to announce the laureates of the 5th edition of the competition for the best publication in “Journal of Ultrasonography” – in 2016 (issues no. 64–67) 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”.
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


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.

Past winners

 

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