Differential Diagnosis of Breast Cancer by Doppler and Sonoelastography Applied to the Lobar Ultrasonography

  • Aristida Colan-GeorgesEmail author


The differential diagnosis of breast cancer and other breast findings, using the classical US examination, is not very well developed, and the breast biopsy rests the final tool of diagnosis. The anatomical US based on the radial scanning with lobar interpreting, completed by Doppler and sonoelastography, may reduce the false-positive and the false-negative diagnosis. This chapter describes and illustrates this new technique of diagnosis with new hierarchy of the US descriptors in addition to the US BI-RADS recommendations.


Breast ultrasonography Radial scanning Differential diagnosis Doppler characterization Sonoelastography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Imaging Center Prima MedicalCounty Clinical Emergency HospitalCraiovaRomania

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