Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Evaluation of a Healthy Pregnant Placenta with Shear Wave Elastography

Ayşegül Altunkeser 1 , * , Ender Alkan 2 , Oğuzhan Günenç 3 , İsmet Tolu 1 and Muslu Kazım Körez 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Konya Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Konya, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Aksaray Training and Research Hospital, Aksaray, Turkey
3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Konya Trainning and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Konya, Turkey
4 Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 2019, 16 (1); e68280
  • Published Online: October 3, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 4, 2018
  • Revised: August 8, 2018
  • Accepted: August 18, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.68280

To Cite: Altunkeser A, Alkan E, Günenç O, Tolu İ, Körez M K. Evaluation of a Healthy Pregnant Placenta with Shear Wave Elastography, Iran J Radiol. 2019 ; 16(1):e68280. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.68280.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
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