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Barbara C. Cavanaugh, MD
Sonoelastography for Evaluation of Breast Masses
Barbara C. Cavanaugh, MD
09/10/2011 | Time : 38 min
About This Lecture:

Topics mentioned in this video : 25 year old with palpable mass, 1.6 million breast biopsies, Sonoelastography for evaluation of breast masses, Learning objectives, Why elastography?, Potential impact of elastography, Sonoelastography: ultrasound palpation, Types of elastography, Performing elastography, Strain imaging, Strain elastography, Shear wave elastography, Elastography image, Obtaining strain images, Image quality, Scoring stain images, Measuring tissue stiffness with strain ratio, Obtaining shear wave elastography images, Imaging with SWE, Quantitative elasticity (Q box), Evaluating tissue stiffness, Statistics, Interpretation with B mode ultrasound: straight forward, Interpretation with B mode ultrasound: diagnostic dilemmas, Strain imaging clinical trials, Overlap of elastography scores, Assessment of BIRADS and elastography scores, Multiple elastography results, Analysis of benign and malignant elastography scores, Cited literature, Correlating strain ratio with BIRADS assessment, Upgrading BIRADS 3 lesion to biopsy, Shear wave elastography, Similar low suspicion (4a) ultrasound appearance, BIRADS 4a with benign elastography, BIRADS 4b,c or BIRADS 5, Elastography and non-simple cysts , Characterization of complicated masses, Strain elastography of cysts, Strain imaging and cysts, Shear wave imaging and cysts, No propagation of shear wave is detected, Characterization of complicated cysts, Shear wave imaging of cysts, Not all signal voids are fluid, Invasive ductal carcinoma, signal void, Summary

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Keywords : B mode ultrasound, BIRADS, breast cancer screening, breast cancer, breast carcinoma, breast cyst, breast elasticity, Breast Elastography, Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System, breast imaging, complicated breast cyst, IDC, invasive ductal carcinoma, kilopascal, kPa, Q box, quantitative elastography, signal void, sonoelastography, static elastography, strain elastography, SWE, tissue deformation, tissue elasticity, tissue stiffness, transient shear wave elastography, ultrasound elastogram

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