Twinkle, twinkle little stone: an artifact improves the ultrasound performance!


AIMS Ultrasound is a noninvasive method used for the diagnosis of urinary lithiasis. When the length of the stone is less than 5 mm, its detection may be difficult. The twinkling artifact (TwA) is an intense alternating color signal behind calcifications and stones in different organs. The aim of this paper was to evaluate the importance of the TwA in… (More)
DOI: 10.11152/mu-984


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