Acoustic radiation force impulse imaging of in vivo breast masses

Conference Paper

ARFI datasets were acquired in real time to identify differentiable features between benign and malignant breast masses in ARFI images. A modified Siemens SONOLINE Antares scanner and a VF10-5 probe were programmed to implement ARFI imaging in a multi-focal zone configuration. It was observed that the cysts and fibroadenomas, in general, exhibit less contrast IN ARFI images than in matched B-mode images. The results led to identification of some differentiating features between malingant and benign breast masses.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sharma, AC; Soo, MS; Trahey, GE; Nightingale, KR

Published Date

  • 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 /

Start / End Page

  • 728 - 731

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1051-0117