Ultrasound Elastography: Beyond Shades of Gray 

Stacy Smith-Foley, MD 
Breast Imaging Specialist 
The Breast Center at CARTI 
Little Rock, AR 

In this CME presentation Dr. Smith-Foley will demonstrate the clinical utility of elastography ultrasound for benign and malignant breast lesions. Ultrasound elastography increases both the sensitivity and specificity when added to gray scale analysis. It can be used for biopsy guidance, to define extent of disease and for monitoring treatment response.

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

1. Discuss the evolution of advanced ultrasound technology in breast imaging and review emerging data.  
2. Describe the impact and utility of advanced ultrasound tools in clinical practice. 
3. Review case examples of elastography in clinical practice.   

Release Date: 2/15/2023
Expiration Date: 3/1/2026


Stacy Smith-Foley, MD
Consultant & Speaker: Hologic, Inc., Myriad, Beekley Medical

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

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



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