Call for Papers

Special Issue : Echocardiography and Vascular Ultrasound

Deadline for submissions: 1st October 2018


Ultrasound is The Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (,Ultrasound is dedicated solely to publishing ultrasound-related topics for users of this rapidly evolving specialty. It provides a forum for presentation of relevant scientific and technical advances in both diagnostic and therapeutic applications of ultrasound. The international editorial board publishes high quality educational articles, useful for everyday practice, alongside reviews, research and case studies. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Ultrasound publishes articles on all aspects of medical ultrasound, including diagnostic applications, therapy, physics, technology, educational and professional issues.

Ultrasound is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue devoted to Echocardiography and Vascular Ultrasound. The issue is planned for publication in May 2019.

Suggested topics are as follows, but submission on other  relevant topics will be considered:

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Assessment of myocardial disease
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Myocardial strain imaging
  • 3-dimensional echocardiography
  • Congenital heart abnormality and inherited cardiac conditions
  • Fetal cardiac abnormalities
  • Disorders of cardiac rhythm
  • Ultrasound service delivery including audit
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Blood Flow
  • Duplex Waveform Analysis
  • Carotid Artery Reactivity
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Elastography

Where appropriate manuscripts should be supplemented with ultrasound images of normal and abnormal findings.

Benefits of Publishing

  • Full text of articles indexed in PubMed Central following a one year embargo.
  • Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) – Web of Science™.
  • Publish in the journal of the prestigious British Medical Ultrasound Society.
  • Rigorous peer review of your research led by a world-class Editorial Board.
  • High visibility on the award-winning SAGE Journals platform.
  • Prompt publishing. 

Submission process

To be considered for publication, papers must be received by the online submission system by 1st October 2018.

When submitting your paper please select the ‘Cardiovascular Ultrasound’ paper type on the online submission site. All papers will be peer-reviewed following the usual review process and criteria of Ultrasound.

For further information, advice or an informal discussion, please contact David Oxborough, Deputy editor at or Bid Kumar, Editor-in-Chief at:

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