WFUMB guidelines and recommendations for clinical use of ultrasound elastography: Part 3: liver.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) has produced these guidelines for the use of elastography techniques in liver disease. For each available technique, the reproducibility, results, and limitations are analyzed, and recommendations are given. Finally, recommendations based on the international literature and the findings of the WFUMB expert group are established as answers to common questions. The document has a clinical perspective and is aimed at assessing the usefulness of elastography in the management of liver diseases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ferraioli, G; Filice, C; Castera, L; Choi, BI; Sporea, I; Wilson, SR; Cosgrove, D; Dietrich, CF; Amy, D; Bamber, JC; Barr, R; Chou, Y-H; Ding, H; Farrokh, A; Friedrich-Rust, M; Hall, TJ; Nakashima, K; Nightingale, KR; Palmeri, ML; Schafer, F; Shiina, T; Suzuki, S; Kudo, M

Published Date

  • May 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1161 - 1179

PubMed ID

  • 25800942

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-291X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0301-5629

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.03.007


  • eng