Clinical Benefits of Ultrasound and Shear Wave Elastography in Evaluating Breast Lesions


Presented By:

Stacy Smith-Foley, MD

Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

1) Discuss elastography techniques used in breast ultrasound. 

2) Review relevant Peer-Reviewed Studies focused on the use of elastography in breast lesion assessment.    

3) Discuss pitfalls associated with elastography techniques used in breast ultrasound. 

4) Observe case studies using shear wave elastography in clinical practice. 

Credit:  1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

             1 Category A CE credit  


Stacy Smith-Foley, MD

Speaker:Hologic - Honorarium

All of the relevant financial relationships for these faculty have been mitigated by peer review completed by peers with no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

None of the other planners/faculty for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, or re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients

Instructions:  After watching the video, complete a post-event online  quiz and evaluation.  After passing the quiz and submitting evaluation, your CME certificate will be available for download 

 Accreditation and Disclosure

World Class CME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
World Class CME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has approved this activity for Category A CE credits as follows. The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) accepts all American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Category A credits as fulfilling their requirements for continuing education (CE) credits.

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Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Clinical Benefits of Ultrasound and Shear Wave Elastography in Evaluating Breast Lesions​​​​​​​ has met the requirements as a Lifelong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Radiology

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This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. World Class CME relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is evidence-based and free of commercial bias. Therefore, any faculty, program director, reviewer and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations.

This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Hologic, Inc.

Release Date: 12/3/2020

Expiry Date:  1/1/2024

Certificate Fee:  Free






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