Value of ultrasound elastography in the diagnosis and management of prostate carcinoma.

@article{Dudea2011ValueOU,
  title={Value of ultrasound elastography in the diagnosis and management of prostate carcinoma.},
  author={Sorin Marian Dudea and Călin R Giurgiu and Dana Dumitriu and Angelica Rita Chiorean and Anca Ileana Ciurea and Carolina M Botar-Jid and Ioan Mircea Coman},
  journal={Medical ultrasonography},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={45-53}
}
The aim of the paper is to review and illustrate the role of sonoelastography in the diagnostic and therapeutic approach of prostate cancer. The examination technique and normal appearance are presented. The paper describes and illustrates the appearance of prostate cancer and suggested diagnostic scores. Artifacts, causes for false results and limitations are discussed and also illustrated. The diagnostic influence of intraprostatic tumor location, tumor volume and Gleason score are presented… CONTINUE READING

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