Sonographic elastography combined with conventional sonography: how much is it helpful for diagnostic performance?

@article{Sohn2009SonographicEC,
  title={Sonographic elastography combined with conventional sonography: how much is it helpful for diagnostic performance?},
  author={Yu-Mee Sohn and Min Jung Kim and Eun-Kyung Kim and Jin Young Kwak and Hee Jung Moon and Soo Jin Kim},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={413-20}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of conventional sonography combined with sonographic elastography for differentiation between benign and malignant breast lesions and to assess the diagnostic performance with two types of interpretation criteria for sonographic elastography. METHODS For this study, we included 281 lesions from 267 patients that were diagnosed as benign or malignant by sonographically guided biopsy and prospectively analyzed by… CONTINUE READING

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