The potential of shear wave elastography — an update

First and foremost, we would like to thank Prof. Ghulam Nabi of the University of Dundee for providing us with a preprint of the full text of his team’s article on transrectal SWE within about 30 seconds of receiving our request! That’s a record! … READ MORE …

Is shear wave elastography the shear wave of the future?

Just this morning, the University of Dundee issued a media release that included the following statement:

an ultrasound process called shear wave elastography (SWE) has been shown to offer much greater accuracy and reliability in diagnosis of prostate cancer, while being a non-invasive and cheaper method than those currently used.


Prostate cancer news reports: Thursday, May 21, 2009

Today’s news reports cover items on:

  • “Elastography” in assessment of risk of prostate cancer
  • Ejaculatory function before and after brachytherapy
  • Hormone therapy for prostate cancer: a 20-year, single institution experience … READ MORE …

The news report: Wednesday, April 22

Today’s news reports deal with:

  • A gene modification that may identify risk for prostate cancer
  • Dietary intervention and prostate cancer management
  • “Elastography” as a possible means to assess risk for prostate cancer
  • Pain management in very late stage disease … READ MORE …