Value of Elastography in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

  title={Value of Elastography in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis},
  author={Ferdinand Frauscher and Michael Josef Mitterberger and Leo Pallwein},
Recently, Elastography has been introduced for prostate cancer imaging. Elastography is an imaging technique that evaluates the elasticity of the tissue. Krouskop et al. reported that cell density was greater in neoplastic tissue, which causes a change in tissue elasticity / stiffness. Ophir et al. first described the principle of this technique in 1991. To… CONTINUE READING