Quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of canine spleen.

  title={Quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of canine spleen.},
  author={Kensuke Nakamura and Noboru Sasaki and Muneyoshi Yoshikawa and Hiroshi Ohta and Shiang-Jyi Hwang and Takahiro Mimura and Masahiro Yamasaki and Mitsuyoshi Takiguchi},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  volume={50 1},
Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography has an important role in the detection of tumors in humans. The second-generation contrast agent Sonazoid has the ability of real-time contrast imaging along with parenchymal imaging. The purposes of this study were to determine the effect and duration of Sonazoid on the changes in gray-scale enhancement of canine spleen and to establish an appropriate protocol for contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of canine spleen. Six healthy beagles were injected with an… CONTINUE READING

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