Breast Elastography
Basic Principles and Interpretation of Clinical Cases

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Thème de Breast Elastography

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Elastography is a new medical imaging modality that maps the elastic properties of soft tissue, helping in the detection and diagnosis of disease, and reducing the need for biopsy.

This book is a guide to breast elastography for radiologists. Beginning with an overview of the basic principles of elastography, the following sections provide in depth explanations of different techniques, highlighting interpretation methods and potential pitfalls.

Authored by recognised experts from Athens, the text is highly illustrated with radiological images and diagrams, and includes case studies covering a range of breast pathologies and explaining elastography techniques.
Section 1: Breast: Pathological and Surgical Approach
. Pathological Approach
. Surgical Approach

Section 2: Basic Principles of Elastography
. Elastography and Tissue Strain: What Clinicians Need to Know

Section 3: Strain Imaging: Basic Principles and Examination Protocol
. Strain Imaging
. Strain Imaging Examination Protocol

Section 4: ARFI Imaging: Basic Principles and Examination Protocol
. Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging
. Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging Examination Protocol

Section 5: Suggested Breast Ultrasound Elastography Reporting
. Breast Ultrasound Elastography Reporting

Section 6: Interpretation of Benign and Malignant Breast Lesions
. Interpretation of Benign Breast Lesions
. Interpretation of Malignant Breast Lesions

Pitfalls
Index

Radiologists, sonographers

Christina An Gkali MD PhD
Resident, Department of Radiology

Constantine Dimitrakakis MD PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Athens; Head, Department of Breast Surgery

Maria Sotiropoulou MD PhD
Senior Consultant/Director, Department of Histopathology

All at Alexandra General Hospital of Athens, Greece