shear wave


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shear wave

n.
See S-wave.
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Shear wave elastography (SWE) provides real-time quantitative information about tissue elasticity by measuring and displaying local tissue elasticity.
VTIQ can be used to record multipoint shear wave velocity (SWV) with a wider range and a smaller region of interest (ROI) sampling frame (7-9).
Use of shear wave elastography to differentiate benign and malignant breast lesions.
The study shows these results can then be used to demonstrate the existence of J waves and infer the shear wave speed in the inner core.
Investigation of the correlation between SPT-N and shear wave velocity has also a long history, with many correlations presented in this respect in codes and previous studies (Yordkayhyun et al.
These projections are the directions, in which the compression and shear wave velocities take extreme values.
The Dundee University-based team says it has used a kind of ultrasound called "shear wave elastography" (SWE) to detect prostate tumours accurately.
Static ultrasound elastography includes strain imaging, while dynamic ultrasound elastography is divided into shear wave and acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (Figure 1).
The Shear Wave Velocity (SWV) within the tissue can be calculated (measured in meters per second) by measuring the time to peak displacement at each lateral location, which is proportional to the square root of tissue elasticity.
Additionally, whereas deformation can provide qualitative indications of tissue stiffness, measuring the speed of the shear wave, which is the speed with which the tissue wave travels perpendicularly from the pulse, can provide quantitative measurements of higher clinical value.
Another important feature of the solution of Heelan is the angular variation of the amplitude of the radiated P and S waves, where the displacement induced by shear wave could be larger than that caused by P wave.