Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Ultrasound: How to Use it in Clinical Practice 


Presented by:

Foucauld Chamming's, MD, PhD

Breast Radiologist
Institut Bergonié  
Comprehensive Cancer Centre 
Bordeaux, France 

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

 1) Know the performance and applications of shear wave elastography (SWE) in clinical practice

 2) Understand the limits of SWE of the breast

 3) Know "tips and tricks" for an optimal use of SWE in the clinical setting

Credit:  1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

             1 Category A CE credit  


Foucauld Chamming's, MD, PhD

Speaker: SuperSonic Imagine, Hologic, Devicor Medical - Honorarium received

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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Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Ultrasound: How to Use it in Clinical Practice                                                            1


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: 9/16/2020

Expiry Date:  10/1/2023

Certificate Fee:  Free



Chamming's F, Hangard C, Gennisson JL, Reinhold C, Fournier LS
Diagnostic Accuracy of Four Levels of Manual Compression Applied in Supersonic Shear Wave Elastography of the Breast. Acad Radiol. 2020

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