ISSN 1308-8734 | E-ISSN 1308-8742
Original Article
Compressive Sonoelastography Findings of Esophageal Carcinoma
1 Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Erzurum, Turkey; University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation, Ankara, Turkey  
2 Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Erzurum, Turkey. Koc University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, İstanbul, Turkey  
3 Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology, Erzurum, Turkey  
4 Ataturk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Erzurum, Turkey  
Eurasian J Med ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2019.18406
Key Words: Esophagus, carcinoma, sonoelastography
Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the compressive sonoelastography findings of primary esophageal carcinoma.

 

Materials and Methods: Esophageal specimens of the patients with a tumor staged earlier than T2, with no lymphadenopathy or distant metastasis, who underwent surgery, were evaluated by compressive sonoelastography under ex vivo conditions immediately following surgical excision. The compressive sonoelastography findings of primary esophageal carcinoma were recorded. Compressive sonoelastography measurements were made according to the esophageal muscle because of lack of fat tissue.

 

Results: The mean elasticity score was 3±1 (range, 1-4), and the mean strain ratio was 1±0.9 (range, 0.3-2.9).

 

Conclusion: Primary esophageal carcinoma is stiff based on the elasticity score, and it demonstrated a mean strain ratio similar to the esophageal muscle.

 

Cite this article as: Subasi M, Durur-Karakaya A, Balta H, Karaman A. Compressive Sonoelastography Findings of Esophageal Carcinoma. Eurasian J Med 2019; DOI: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2019.18406.

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