Journal of Medical Ultrasonics

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 209–210 | Cite as

Tissue elastography imaging of the uterine cervix during pregnancy

  • Syun-ichi YAMAGUCHI
  • Yoshimasa KAMEI
  • Shiro KOZUMA
  • Yuji TAKETANI
ULTRASOUND IMAGE OF THE MONTH

Key words

tissue elastography preterm labor uterine cervix 

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© The Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Syun-ichi YAMAGUCHI
    • 1
  • Yoshimasa KAMEI
    • 1
  • Shiro KOZUMA
    • 1
  • Yuji TAKETANI
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyThe University of Tokyo HospitalTokyoJapan

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