Real-time sonoelastography of Achilles tendon in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Turan A., TUFAN A. , Mercan R., Teber M. A. , Tezcan M. E. , Bitik B., ...More

SKELETAL RADIOLOGY, vol.42, no.8, pp.1113-1118, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00256-013-1637-0
  • Title of Journal : SKELETAL RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1113-1118


Real-time sonoelastography (SE) is a new ultrasound-based imaging technique that provides information on tissue elasticity and stiffness. We determined the efficacy of SE for assessing Achilles tendon abnormalities in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).