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IMAGING Management

Sound Touch Elastography : A New Solution for Ultrasound Elastography

2016 19 Jan

Introduction In recent years there has been great interest in measuring the stiffness of tissue in vivo. Indeed, over the past 20 years, different elasticity imaging approaches have been developed around the world [1-4]. Ultrasound elasticity imaging adds mechanical information to conventional diagnostic ultrasound and extends patient diagnostic information.... Read more

Health Management

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

2016 05 Jan

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice at breast centres around the world.  Studies have demonstrated that SWE has reduced the number of unnecessary biopsies, helped prevent false negative diagnoses, and improved overall diagnostic confidence and patient management (Berg et al. 2012; Evans et al. 2012). With data... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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Cardiology Management

New Technique For Earlier CVD Diagnosis

2014 15 Dec

A new technique has been developed at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology that shows significant promise for early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.  Atherosclerosis is a common disorder that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Doctors rely on ultrasonic grayscale images to visually assess vascular function as well as determine... Read more


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