Real-time sonoelastography findings in healthy Achilles tendons.

@article{Zordo2009RealtimeSF,
  title={Real-time sonoelastography findings in healthy Achilles tendons.},
  author={Tobias De Zordo and Christian Fink and Gudrun Maria Feuchtner and Vinzenz Smekal and Markus Reindl and Andrea Sabine Klauser},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2009},
  volume={193 2},
  pages={W134-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Real-time sonoelastography is a new ultrasound-based technique able to assess tissue elasticity that has already shown feasibility in tumor diagnosis. The aim of this study was to assess the performance of real-time sonoelastography in depicting the Achilles tendons of healthy volunteers and to compare sonoelastography findings with conventional ultrasound findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty asymptomatic Achilles tendons of 40 healthy volunteers (19 men, 21 women; mean age, 38… CONTINUE READING

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