Shear wave elastography in medullary thyroid carcinoma diagnostics

  title={Shear wave elastography in medullary thyroid carcinoma diagnostics},
  author={Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak and Anna Guminska and Elwira Bakuła-Zalewska and Krzysztof R Mlosek and Rafał Zenon Słapa and Paweł Wareluk and Agnieszka Krauze and Agnieszka Ziemiecka and Bartosz Migda and Wiesław S. Jakubowski and Marek Dedecjus},
  booktitle={Journal of ultrasonography},
UNLABELLED Shear wave elastography (SWE) is a modern method for the assessment of tissue stiffness. There has been a growing interest in the use of this technique for characterizing thyroid focal lesions, including preoperative diagnostics. AIM The aim of the study was to assess the clinical usefulness of SWE in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) diagnostics. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 169 focal lesions were identified in the study group (139 patients), including 6 MTCs in 4 patients… CONTINUE READING
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