Current improvements in breast ultrasound, with a special focus on elastography
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- Tohno, E. & Ueno, E. Breast Cancer (2008) 15: 200. doi:10.1007/s12282-008-0052-1
Current improvements in the area of breast ultrasound are described. Digital beam formers contributed to improving both contrast and special resolution of B-mode images and enabled other techniques. Four-dimensinal images and CAD are still in progress. Elastography may reduce false-positives and unnecessary interventional procedures, especially in nonsymptomatic patients.