A preliminary study of shear wave elastography for the evaluation of unilateral palpable undescended testes


Ucar A. , Alis D., Samanci C. , Aslan M., Habibi H. A. , Dikici A. S. , ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.86, pp.248-251, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2016.11.026
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.248-251
  • Keywords: Orchidopexy, SWE, Testicular biopsy, Unilateral undescended testes, TESTICULAR VOLUME, CRYPTORCHIDISM, FERTILITY, ORCHIOPEXY, CHILDREN, THYROIDITIS, DIAGNOSIS, IMPACT, MEN

Abstract

Objectives: We sought to compare unilateral palpable undescended testes and contralateral descended testes using shear wave elastography (SWE) to show potential quantitative differences in elasticity patterns, which might reflect the histologic features.