The Journal of Medical Ultrasonics provides a forum for the publication of papers documenting recent advances and new developments across the field of ultrasound in medicine and biology, encompassing both the medical and the engineering aspects of the science. The journal welcomes original articles, review articles, images, short technical reports, and letters to the editor.The journal also provides state-of-the-art information such as announcements from society boards and committees.

The Journal of Medical Ultrasonics is the official journal of the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine.

  • Publishes papers spanning the field of ultrasound in medicine and biology
  • Presents original articles, review articles, case reports, educational articles, short communications, short technical reports, and letters
  • Official journal of the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine

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  • Yoshiki Hirooka
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

0.966 (2018)
Impact factor
0.841 (2018)
Five year impact factor
28 days
Submission to first decision
118 days
Submission to acceptance
42,314 (2019)

Latest issue

Volume 47

Issue 2, April 2020

Special Feature: Differential diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: the role of ultrasound

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This journal has 18 open access articles

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