A study in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology found that both strain elastography and shear-wave elastrography yielded highly satisfactory reproducibility, and strain elastography was slightly better in imaging malignant lesions.
"Under the same operating conditions, our results indicated the excellent reproducibility of SE and SWE in assessing breast neoplasms among well-trained operators," researchers wrote.
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