in the evaluation of thyroiditis and autoimmune thyroid disease.
is a relatively novel method that appears to be a useful tool in benign/malignant differentiation of solid breast masses identified on conventional US (4-7).
is a newly introduced US technique which evaluates the mechanical properties of tissues and is a quantitative method for measuring the muscle stiffness.
can be used to monitor the restoration of Achilles tendon elasticity after injury.
(6) A recent case series study suggested that transabdominal sonoelastography
may be beneficial in further delineating surfaces, leading to more precise margin removal preoperatively.
Acoustic radiation force imaging sonoelastography
for noninvasive staging of liver fibrosis.
Comparison of the Efficacy of Dry Needling and High-Power Pain Threshold Ultrasound Therapy with Clinical Status and Sonoelastography
in Myofascial Pain Syndrome.
findings in healthy Achilles tendons.
Placental strain ratio, when measured with real-time sonoelastography
, was found negatively correlated with gestational age at birth and it was suggested to be an effective predictor for PB .
Tangal et al., "Real-time sonoelastography
of the patellar and quadriceps tendons: pattern description in professional athletes and healthy volunteers," Medical Ultrasonography, vol.
Mortensen, "Endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic sonoelastography
, and strain ratio evaluation of lymph nodes with histology as gold standard," Endoscopy, vol.