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  • n. A method of detection or classification of tumors based on stiffness or elasticity of tissue.


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  • They said the technique called elastography, which is used in tandem with a standard ultrasound, correctly identified 98 percent of cancers in women who had an ultrasound to evaluate a suspicious lump in their breast.

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  • I am excited to say that researchers are very positive about the field of elastography where tissue hardness or elasticity is determined using stress and strain measurement techniques.

    Jae Son: The Future Of Breast Cancer Diagnosis Is Touch

  • O'BRIEN: Richard Ehman is a radiologist at the Mayo Clinic, where they developed a technique called magnetic resonance elastography, or MRE.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2007

  • GE Healthcare has announced that elastography capabilities have been added to its flagship LOGIQ E9 ultrasound platform.


  • LOGIQ E9 elastography is a tool that helps provide a gentle way to obtain information about internal tissue structures and has the potential to assist in patient management decisions, increase diagnostic confidence and help lead to fewer invasive procedures.

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  • "GE's ultrasound elastography serves as a valuable and needed addition to our arsenal of examination tools."

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  • GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) announced that an important new feature has been added to its LOGIQ E9 platform; elastography.

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  • GE's LOGIQ E9 introduces ultrasound elastography utilizing a high frequency E-series transducer with a simple compression technique which helps make elastography easier to perform and a more reproducible method of examination.

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  • "We are excited about the LOGIQ E9's elastography feature and now use it daily," said Dennis McDonald, M.D., director of women's imaging, Sutter Women's Health Center, Santa Rosa,

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  • Non-invasively measuring liver stiffness with transient elastography accurately diagnoses patients w ...



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