Shear Wave Elastography Imaging in Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases: Preliminary Data from a Single Center Abstract #1686

Introduction: Ultrasound shear wave elastography (SWE) imaging has recently been developed as non-invasive method for quantitative assessment of liver stiffness.
Aim(s): Present series was aimed at evaluating the stiffness of neuroendocrine liver metastases by SWE during an ultrasound examination.
Materials and methods: From 2014 to 2016 all consecutive patients attending our Gastroenterology Unit for a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor underwent ten consecutive SWE measurements (ElastPQ ultrasound shear wave elastography) for both the major liver metastasis and the surrounding hepatic parenchyma.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Alessandra Zilli

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