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By Dirk-André Clevert, Mirko D'Onofrio, Emilio Quaia

ISBN-10: 331944199X

ISBN-13: 9783319441993

ISBN-10: 3319442015

ISBN-13: 9783319442013

With the help of an intensive sequence of high quality photographs, this atlas describes the entire capability purposes of elastosonography in regimen scientific perform. After a quick advent on technical and actual features, the diagnostic advantages of elastosonography in a variety of settings are illustrated simply by a number of consultant situations. The assurance encompasses pathologies of the liver, spleen, pancreas, kidney, breast, thyroid, testis, musculoskeletal process, and vascular procedure. moreover, beneficial correlations with imaging appearances on ultrasound and computed tomography are incorporated. Elastosonography is a strong, quite new diagnostic method that assesses the pliancy of tissues as a hallmark of malignancy. Readers will locate this ebook to be an exceptional relief to take advantage of and interpretation of the technique.

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Elastographic study consists of images that use chromatic maps with gray or color scale. In this hue chromatic (gray scale or red-green-blue) map, hard tissue areas are colored in black or dark blue or red (depending on the scale used), soft tissue areas are in white or red or blue (depending on the scale used), and intermediate stiffness tissues are characterized by different gray shadows or yellow or green. 1 Acute Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of the pancreas that can be divided, thanks to Atlanta classification 2012 revised [17], into edematous pancreatitis or necrotizing pancreatitis.

Clinical applications, limitations and future role of transient elastography in the management of liver disease. World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. 2016;7:91–106. 10. Vergara S, Macias J, Rivero A, Gutierrez-Valencia A, Gonzalez-Serrano M, Merino D, Rios MJ, Garcia-Garcia JA, Camacho A, Lopez-Cortes L, Ruiz J, de la Torre J, 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Viciana P, Pineda JA, Grupo para el Estudio de las Hepatitis Viricas de la S. The use of transient elastometry for assessing liver fibrosis in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection.

Quaia et al. 34 Fig. 13 Metastatic lymph node at hepatic hilum. (a) A 75-year-old woman with intestine cancer and suspicion of a lymph node metastasis in ultrasound examination. B-mode ultrasound demonstrates an isoechoic lesion adjacent to the liver tissue. (b) Colour Doppler ultrasound demonstrates no increased vascularity of the lymph node metastasis. (c) In VTI mode elastography, the capsular tumour appears in dark grey indicating a stiff tissue, and the centre appears in white as an indicator for soft tissue.

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