Shear Wave Elastography Is a Reliable and Repeatable Method for Measuring the Elastic Modulus of the Rectus Femoris Muscle and Patellar Tendon


TAŞ S., ONUR M. R., YILMAZ S., SOYLU A. R., KORKUSUZ F.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.36, no.3, pp.565-570, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.7863/ultra.16.03032
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.565-570
  • Keywords: muscle, musculoskeletal ultrasound, reliability, shear wave elastography, sonography, tendon
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives-The purpose of this study was to determine intraobserver, interobserver, and inter-day reliability levels for stiffness measurements of the patellar tendon and rectus femoris muscle using shear wave elastography (SWE).