Determination of normal hepatic elasticity by using real-time shear-wave elastography.

  title={Determination of normal hepatic elasticity by using real-time shear-wave elastography.},
  author={Chong Hyun Suh and So Yeon Kim and K W Kim and Young-Suk Lim and So Jung Lee and M. -S. Lee and Jungbok Lee and Sung-Gyu Lee and Eunsil Yu},
  volume={271 3},
PURPOSE To determine normal reference values of liver elasticity and measurement reliability by using real-time shear-wave elastography (SWE) in patients with a range of ages and body mass index (BMI) measurements, with presence or absence of hepatic steatosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board approved this study, and informed consent was waived because of the retrospective nature of the study. Two hundred thirty-eight patients who underwent SWE and ultrasonography-guided… CONTINUE READING
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