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Noninvasive Diagnosis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Quantification of Liver Fat Using a New Quantitative Ultrasound Technique.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Liver biopsy analysis is the standard method used to diagnose nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Advanced magnetic resonance imaging is a noninvasive procedure that canExpand
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Magnetic resonance elastography is superior to acoustic radiation force impulse for the Diagnosis of fibrosis in patients with biopsy‐proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A prospective study
Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), an advanced magnetic resonance–based imaging technique, and acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI), an ultrasound‐based imaging technique, are accurate forExpand
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Quantitative Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Spinal Osteoporosis Following Spinal Cord Injury
Abstract: Disuse osteoporosis occurs in the lower extremities of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). However, spinal osteoporosis is not usually observed in these patients. We investigated lumbarExpand
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A Pilot Comparative Study of Quantitative Ultrasound, Conventional Ultrasound, and MRI for Predicting Histology-Determined Steatosis Grade in Adult Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to explore the diagnostic performance of two investigational quantitative ultrasound (QUS) parameters, attenuation coefficient and backscatter coefficient, inExpand
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Breast mass classification in sonography with transfer learning using a deep convolutional neural network and color conversion
We propose a deep learning-based approach to breast mass classification in sonography and compare it with the assessment of four experienced radiologists employing breast imaging reporting and data system 4th edition lexicon and assessment protocol. Expand
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Liver fibrosis imaging: A clinical review of ultrasound and magnetic resonance elastography
Liver fibrosis is a histological hallmark of most chronic liver diseases, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure, and predisposes to hepatocellular carcinoma. Accurate diagnosis of liverExpand
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Physical and acoustical properties of perfluorooctylbromide, an ultrasound contrast agent.
Perfluorooctylbromide (PFOB: C8F17Br) has been shown to be an effective ultrasound contrast agent when incorporated in tissues. The authors have recently demonstrated that PFOB also enhances tissuesExpand
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RSNA/QIBA: Shear wave speed as a biomarker for liver fibrosis staging
An interlaboratory study of shear wave speed (SWS) estimation was performed. Commercial shear wave elastography systems from Fibroscan, Philips, Siemens and Supersonic Imagine, as well as severalExpand
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High‐speed data acquisition in a diffraction tomography system employing large‐scale toroidal arrays
This report describes the development of an experimental system for ultrasound computed tomography and its application to breast imaging. Expand
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Enhancement of the echogenicity of flowing blood by the contrast agent perflubron.
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Perflubron, or perfluorooctylbromide, is an effective ultrasound and computed tomography contrast agent in a lecithin emulsion form. The authors studied acoustical propertiesExpand
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