The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) has produced guidelines for the use of elastography techniques including basic science, breast and liver. Here we present elastography in thyroid diseases. For each available technique, procedure, reproducibility, results and limitations are analyzed and recommendations are given. Finally, recommendations are given based on the level of evidence of the published literature and on the WFUMB expert group's consensus. The document has a clinical perspective and is aimed at assessing the usefulness of elastography in the management of thyroid diseases.
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|
- Shear wave elastography
- Strain elastography
- World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology