Irreversible electroporation ablation of the liver can be detected with ultrasound B-mode and elastography.

@article{Au2013IrreversibleEA,
  title={Irreversible electroporation ablation of the liver can be detected with ultrasound B-mode and elastography.},
  author={Joyce T. Au and T. Peter Kingham and Kyonghwa Jun and Dana Haddad and Sepideh S Gholami and Kelly M Mojica and S{\'e}bastien Monette and P. Ezell and Yuman Fong},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={153 6},
  pages={787-93}
}
BACKGROUND Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a novel ablation technique that induces permanent membrane permeability and cell death. We are interested in ultrasound B-mode and elastography to monitor IRE ablation in the liver. METHODS Yorkshire pigs underwent IRE ablation of the liver and were imaged with ultrasound B-mode and elastography. Histologic evaluation of cell death by triphenyltetrazolium chloride and hematoxylin and eosin staining was performed. RESULTS Elastography showed… CONTINUE READING