Ultrasonic viscoelasticity imaging of nonpalpable breast tumors: preliminary results.

@article{Qiu2008UltrasonicVI,
  title={Ultrasonic viscoelasticity imaging of nonpalpable breast tumors: preliminary results.},
  author={Yupeng Qiu and Mallika Sridhar and Jean Tsou and Karen K. Lindfors and Michael F. Insana},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1526-33}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Improvements in the diagnosis of early breast cancers depend on a physician's ability to obtain the information necessary to distinguish nonpalpable malignant and benign tumors. Viscoelastic features that describe mechanical properties of tissues may help to distinguish these types of lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one… CONTINUE READING