Role of elastography in the assessment of breast lesions: preliminary results.

@article{Navarro2011RoleOE,
  title={Role of elastography in the assessment of breast lesions: preliminary results.},
  author={Beatriz Navarro and Bel{\'e}n Ubeda and Merc{\`e} Vallesp{\'i} and Casandra Wolf and Lilian Casas and Jean Laurent Browne},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={313-21}
}
OBJECTIVES The purposes of this study were to evaluate the diagnostic utility of elastography in differentiating benign from malignant breast lesions and compare it with conventional sonography. METHODS A total of 124 breast lesions (59 malignant and 65 benign) were examined with B-mode sonography and subsequently with elastography. Conventional sonographic findings were classified according to the American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System for sonography, and… CONTINUE READING

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