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OBJECTIVE Thyroid nodule measurement using ultrasonography (US) is widely performed in various clinical scenarios. The purpose of this study was to evaluate inter-observer variation in US measurement of the volume and maximum diameter of thyroid nodules. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study included 73 consecutive patients with 85 well-defined(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of second-look ultrasonography (US) for investigating additional suspicious lesions detected on preoperative staging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for breast cancer. METHODS Between September 2008 and August 2010, 1,970 breast MRIs were performed at our medical institution for the evaluation of(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy and effectiveness of automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) and hand-held ultrasound (HHUS) in the detection of breast cancer in a large population group with a long-term follow-up, and to investigate whether different ultrasound systems may influence the estimation of cancer detection. (More)
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