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ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE WORLD FEDERATION FOR ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY Executive Bureau President: MASATOSHI KUDO, MD, PhD, Japan President-Elect: HASSEN GHARBI, MD, Tunisia Vice-President I: RONALD BENZIE, MD, Australia Vice-President II: CHENG-WEN CHANG, MD, Taiwan Secretary: DAVID EVANS, PhD, UK Treasurer: HARVEY NISENBAUM, MD, USA Immediate Past President: MICHEL CLAUDON, MD, France Administrative Councilors: JACQUES ABRAMOWICZ, MD, USA AZZA HAMMOU, MD, Tunisia SEUNG HYUP KIM, MD, South Korea HERNAN MUNOZ, MD, Chile CHRISTIAN NOLSØE, MD, Denmark FERGUS SCOTT, MD, Australia Co-opted Councilors: BYUNG CHOI, MD, South Korea LEANDRO FERNANDEZ, MD, Venezuela BARRY GOLDBERG, MD, USA Journal Editor: CHRISTY K. HOLLAND, USA ASSOCIATE EDITORS NOMINATED BY AFFILIATED SOCIETIES American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Douglas L. Miller, Department of Radiology, 3315 Kresge III, University of Michigan Medical Center, 200 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0553, USA Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Yi-Hong Chou, Division of Ultrasound, Department of Radiology, Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih-Pai Road, Sec 2, Taipei, Taiwan 11217 Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, Robert N. Gibson, Department of Radiology, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria 3050, Australia European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, David H. Evans, Department of Medical Physics, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK Federation of Latin-American Ultrasound Societies, Robert Moncayo, La Pradera y San Salvador, Quito, Ecuador Mediterranean and African Society for Ultrasound, Elisabetta Buscarini, Gastroenterology Department, Ospedale Maggiore, 26013 Crema, Italy For Advertising Orders & Inquiries: North & South America: John Marmero, Jr., Elsevier, 360 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010-1710. Tel: (212) 633-3657; Fax: (212) 633-3820; E-mail: [email protected]. International: Advertising Department Elsevier Inc., The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GB, United Kingdom, Tel: (44) (0) 1865 843565; Fax (44) (0) 1865 843976; E-mail: [email protected] Japan: Advertising Department Elsevier Inc. Japan Tel: (81) (3) 5561 5033; Fax: (81) (3) 5561 5047. Published 12 per Annum. Annual Institutional Subscription Rate (2013): Domestic Institutional price: USD $2,069; Domestic Indi- vidual price: USD $435. International Institutional price: USD $2,176; International Individual price: $461. Prices include postage and are subject to change without notice. Members of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology may order personal subscriptions at a concessional rate; details of these rates are available upon request. Orders, claims, and journal enquiries: please contact the Elsevier Periodicals Customer Service, (orders, claims, online, change of address): Elsevier Health Sciences Division Subscription Customer Service, 3251 Riverport Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. Tel: 1-800-654-2452 (U.S. and Canada); 314-447-8871 (outside U.S. and Canada). Fax: 314-447-8029. E-mail: [email protected] (for print support); [email protected] (for online support). Amsterdam: Elsevier, Customer Service Department, PO Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands; phone: (31) (20) 4853757; fax: (31) (20) 4853432; e-mail: [email protected]. Tokyo: Elsevier, Customer Service Department, 4F Higashi-Azabu, 1-Chome Bldg, 1-9-15 Higashi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0044, Japan; phone: (81) (3) 5561 5037; fax: (81) (3) 5561 5047; e-mail: [email protected]. Singapore: Elsevier, Customer Service Department, 3 Killiney Road, #08- 01 Winsland House I, Singapore 239519; phone: (65) 63490222; fax: (65) 67331510; e-mail: [email protected]. Reprints. For copies of 100 or more, of articles in this publication, please contact the Commercial Reprints Department, Elsevier Inc., 360 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10010-1710. Tel: (212) 633-3813; Fax: (212) 633-3820; email: [email protected].

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ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY

THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE WORLD FEDERATION FOR ULTRASOUND

IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY

Executive Bureau

President: MASATOSHI KUDO, MD, PhD, Japan

President-Elect: HASSEN GHARBI, MD, Tunisia

Vice-President I: RONALD BENZIE, MD, Australia

Vice-President II: CHENG-WEN CHANG, MD, Taiwan

Secretary: DAVID EVANS, PhD, UK

Treasurer: HARVEY NISENBAUM, MD, USA

Immediate Past President: MICHEL CLAUDON, MD, France

Administrative Councilors:

JACQUES ABRAMOWICZ, MD, USA

AZZA HAMMOU, MD, Tunisia

SEUNG HYUP KIM, MD, South Korea

HERNAN MUNOZ, MD, Chile

CHRISTIAN NOLSØE, MD, Denmark

FERGUS SCOTT, MD, Australia

Co-opted Councilors:

BYUNG CHOI, MD, South Korea

LEANDRO FERNANDEZ, MD, Venezuela

BARRY GOLDBERG, MD, USA

Journal Editor:

CHRISTY K. HOLLAND, USA

ASSOCIATE EDITORS NOMINATED BYAFFILIATED SOCIETIES

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Douglas L. Miller, Department of Radiology, 3315 Kresge III, University ofMichigan Medical Center, 200 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0553, USA

Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Yi-Hong Chou, Division of Ultrasound, Departmentof Radiology, Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih-Pai Road, Sec 2, Taipei, Taiwan 11217

Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, Robert N. Gibson, Department of Radiology, University of Melbourne,Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria 3050, Australia

European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound inMedicine and Biology,David H. Evans, Department of Medical Physics,Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK

Federation of Latin-American Ultrasound Societies, Robert Moncayo, La Pradera y San Salvador, Quito, Ecuador

Mediterranean and African Society for Ultrasound, Elisabetta Buscarini, Gastroenterology Department, Ospedale Maggiore,26013 Crema, Italy

For Advertising Orders & Inquiries: North & South America: JohnMarmero, Jr., Elsevier, 360 Park Avenue South, NewYork, NY10010-1710. Tel: (212) 633-3657; Fax: (212) 633-3820; E-mail: [email protected].

International:Advertising Department Elsevier Inc., The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GB, United Kingdom,Tel: (44) (0) 1865 843565; Fax (44) (0) 1865 843976; E-mail: [email protected] Japan:Advertising Department Elsevier Inc. JapanTel: (81) (3) 5561 5033; Fax: (81) (3) 5561 5047.

Published 12 per Annum. Annual Institutional Subscription Rate (2013): Domestic Institutional price: USD $2,069; Domestic Indi-vidual price: USD $435. International Institutional price: USD $2,176; International Individual price: $461. Prices include postage andare subject to change without notice. Members of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology may order personalsubscriptions at a concessional rate; details of these rates are available upon request.

Orders, claims, and journal enquiries: please contact the Elsevier Periodicals Customer Service, (orders, claims, online, change of address):Elsevier Health Sciences Division Subscription Customer Service, 3251 Riverport Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. Tel: 1-800-654-2452(U.S. andCanada); 314-447-8871 (outsideU.S. andCanada).Fax: 314-447-8029.E-mail: [email protected](for printsupport); [email protected] (for online support). Amsterdam: Elsevier, Customer Service Department, PO Box 211,1000 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands; phone: (31) (20) 4853757; fax: (31) (20) 4853432; e-mail: [email protected]. Tokyo: Elsevier,Customer ServiceDepartment, 4FHigashi-Azabu, 1-ChomeBldg, 1-9-15Higashi-Azabu,Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0044, Japan; phone: (81) (3)5561 5037; fax: (81) (3) 5561 5047; e-mail: [email protected]. Singapore: Elsevier, Customer Service Department, 3 Killiney Road, #08-01 Winsland House I, Singapore 239519; phone: (65) 63490222; fax: (65) 67331510; e-mail: [email protected].

Reprints. For copies of 100 or more, of articles in this publication, please contact the Commercial Reprints Department, Elsevier Inc., 360Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10010-1710. Tel: (212) 633-3813; Fax: (212) 633-3820; email: [email protected].