Musculo-skeletal imaging

ShearWave Elastography in the assessment of tendon stiffness and for monitoring patients undergoing treatment

Recent developments in ShearWave Elastography have resulted in new applications for the assessment of tendon softening. In this clinical application, the technology is helping clinicians assess and evaluate chronic tendinopathy through the quantification of tendon stiffness, including the confirmation of lower elasticity than in normal tendons. These findings show the potential of ShearWave Elastography to become a standard modality in MusculoSkeletal (MSK) imaging and in the monitoring of patients undergoing new treatment therapies

By Dr R Aubry

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