elastography

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elastography

A non-invasive technique in which the elasticity of soft tissue is assessed—usually by ultrasonography—during application of mechanical compression or vibration. Because cancer is 5 to 28 times stiffer than normal surrounding soft tissue, strain images of tissues with cancer have been used to detect and classify tumours; the technique may be used in the future to improve diagnostic accuracy and provide surgical guidance.

elastography

(i-las″tog′ră-fē)
A procedure to diagnose malignant tissue by imaging with ultrasonography. Since healthy tissue is significantly less stiff than malignant tissue, the imaged tissue may be distorted to differing degrees, and thus it may be possible to distinguish a malignancy in the ultrasound image, e.g., in the diagnosis of breast cancers.
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Since it has first proposed by Ophir in 1991 [1], ultrasound elastography and its medical applications such as breast tumor detection have been rapidly investigated in the past 20 years.
Tenders are invited for Medical Equipment Gastroenterology Department - with Additional Application for Ultrasound Elastography
Barr has also written a book, scheduled to be published later this year, on breast ultrasound elastography covering pathology, patterns of cancer, and characterizing lesions found with elastography.
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New techniques discussed include the use of Power Doppler for examining blood flow in the neck tissues, ultrasound contrast media, ultrasound elastography and harmonic imaging.
Hitachi Aloka Medical announced that it will be displaying the world's first 4D ultrasound Elastography feature at the Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA) annual meeting this year.
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Following a review of plaque imaging techniques and segmentation techniques for plaque classification and quantification, chapters discuss MRI plaque tissue characterization, intravascular ultrasound elastography, computer vision analysis of collagen fiber bundles in the adventitia of human blood vessels, image based biomechanics of coronary plaque, computed tomographic cardiovascular imaging, tomographic plaque imaging with computed tomography, absolute measurement of integrated backscatter from arterial wall structures, ultrasound imaging in the analysis of carotid plaque morphology for the assessment of stroke, three-dimensional volume registration of carotid magnetic resonance images, and similar topics.
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CHICAGO -- Hitachi Medical Systems America anticipates a surge of excitement within the ultrasound community, when more than ten live sessions and written posters evaluating the emerging technique of ultrasound elastography are presented at this year's Scientific Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

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