Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) imaging for the distinction between benign and malignant thyroid nodules

Hamidi C., Goya C., Hattapoglu S., Uslukaya O., Teke M., Durmaz M. S., ...More

RADIOLOGIA MEDICA, vol.120, no.6, pp.579-583, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 120 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11547-014-0495-8
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.579-583
  • Keywords: ARFI imaging, VTQ, Thyroid nodule, Malignant, IN-VIVO, ELASTOGRAPHY, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, CONSENSUS, US
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


The aim of the present study was to evaluate thyroid nodules using virtual touch quantification (VTQ) of force impulse acoustic radiation (ARFI) imaging and to investigate a cutoff value for the differentiation of malignant thyroid nodules.