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By Dirk-André Clevert, Mirko D'Onofrio, Emilio Quaia

With the help of an intensive sequence of high quality photos, this atlas describes all of the capability purposes of elastosonography in regimen medical perform. After a quick creation on technical and actual features, the diagnostic merits of elastosonography in quite a number settings are illustrated using a number of consultant instances. The assurance encompasses pathologies of the liver, spleen, pancreas, kidney, breast, thyroid, testis, musculoskeletal procedure, and vascular procedure. moreover, valuable correlations with imaging appearances on ultrasound and computed tomography are integrated. Elastosonography is a strong, fairly new diagnostic approach that assesses the pliability of tissues as a trademark of malignancy. Readers will locate this ebook to be an outstanding reduction to exploit and interpretation of the technique.

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EFSUMB guidelines and recommendations on the clinical use of ultrasound elastography. Part 2: clinical applications. Ultraschall Med. 2013;34:238–53. 5. Sandrin L, Fourquet B, Hasquenoph JM, Yon S, Fournier C, Mal F, Christidis C, Ziol M, Poulet B, Kazemi F, Beaugrand M, Palau R. Transient elastography: a new noninvasive method for assessment of hepatic fibrosis. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2003;29:1705–13. 6. Friedrich-Rust M, Ong MF, Martens S, Sarrazin C, Bojunga J, Zeuzem S, Herrmann E. Performance of transient elastography for the staging of liver fibrosis: a meta-analysis.

Acoustic radiation force impulse elastography for hepatocellular carcinoma-associated radiofrequency ablation. World J Gastroenterol. 2011;17:1874–8. 41. Merli M, Nicolini G, Angeloni S, Rinaldi V, De Santis A, Merkel C, Attili AF, Riggio O. Incidence and natural history of small esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients. J Hepatol. 2003;38:266–72. 42. Bintintan A, Chira RI, Mircea PA. Non-invasive ultrasound-based diagnosis and staging of esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis. A systematic review of the literature published in the third millennium.

J Ultrasound Med Off J Am Inst Ultrasound Med. 2015;34:443–9. 3 Pancreas Valentina Ciaravino, Giulia Tremolada, Laura Bernardoni, Stefano Francesco Crino, Alessandro Sarno, Giorgia Tedesco, Nicolò Cardobi, Riccardo De Robertis, and Mirko D’Onofrio Elastography of the pancreas is a new useful technique that completes and improves the accuracy of transcutaneous or endoscopic pancreatic ultrasound study, giving important information on tissue under examination. The accuracy of ultrasonography has been increased in last decades by techniques able to evaluate mechanical strain properties of tissues.

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