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Ultrasound

ultrasound

(Science: investigation) A type of imaging technique which uses high-frequency sound waves.

This is highly operator-dependent and is thought to be useful in diagnosis but not particularly accurate in the assessment of tumour response. For the latter, CT or MR imaging are more accurate.


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