On the potential of ultrasound elastography for pressure ulcer early detection.

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Deprez, Jean-François; Brusseau, Elisabeth; Fromageau, Jérémie; Cloutier, Guy; Basset, Olivier;
  • Publisher: American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1118/1.3560421, pmc: PMC3337043
  • Subject: elastography | Article | medical imaging | ultrasound | pressure ulcer | [SDV.IB]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Bioengineering

International audience; PURPOSE: Pressure ulcers are areas of soft tissue breakdown induced by a sustained mechanical stress that damages the skin and underlying tissues. They represent a considerable burden to the society in terms of health care and cost. Yet, techniqu... View more
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