Investigation of soft-tissue stiffness alteration in denervated human tissue using an ultrasound indentation system.

@article{Makhsous2008InvestigationOS,
  title={Investigation of soft-tissue stiffness alteration in denervated human tissue using an ultrasound indentation system.},
  author={Mohsen Makhsous and Ganapriya Venkatasubramanian and Aditya S Chawla and Yagna Pathak and Michael Priebe and William Zev Rymer and Fang Lin},
  journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={88-96}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Differences in soft-tissue stiffness may provide for a quantitative assessment and detection technique for pressure ulcers or deep-tissue injury. An ultrasound indentation system may provide a relatively convenient, simple, and noninvasive method for quantitative measurement of changes in soft-tissue stiffness in vivo. METHODS The Tissue Ultrasound Palpation System (TUPS) was used to quantitatively measure changes in soft-tissue stiffness at different anatomical locations… CONTINUE READING