Publications

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Egorov V, Takacs P, Shobeiri SA, Hoyte L, Lucente V, van Raalte H, Sarvazyan N. Predictive value of biomechanical mapping for pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019; Oct 14. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000786. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Egorov V, Lucente V, van Raalte H, Murphy M, Ephrain S, Bhatia N, Sarvazyan N. Biomechanical mapping of the female pelvic floor: changes with age, parity and weight. Pelviperineology 2019; 38: 3-11.
  3. Alshiek J, Shobeiri SA. Pelvic anatomical and functional characterization by ultrasound and tactile imaging under pelvic organ prolapse conditions. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019; 25(5S): S115.
  4. Sarvazyan A, Urban MW. Historical growth of ultrasound elastography and directions for the future. In.: Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine. Eds: Nenadic I, Urban M, Greenleaf J, Gennisson JL, Bernal M, Tanter M. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2018: 567-579.
  5. Egorov V, Shobeiri AS, Takacs P, Hoyte L, Lucente V, van Raalte H. Biomechanical mapping of the female pelvic floor: prolapse versus normal conditions. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018; 8: 900-925.
  6. Hoyte L, Egorov V. Preoperative biomechanical mapping of the female pelvic floor. Global Imaging Insights 2018; 3(5): 1-3.
  7. Bensmail H. Evolutions in diagnosis and treatment of vaginal laxity. EC Gynaecology 2018; 7(8): 321-327.
  8. Egorov V, Lucente V, Shobeiri AS, Takacs P, Hoyte L, van Raalte H Biomechanical mapping of the female pelvic floor: uterine prolapse versus normal conditions. EC Gynaecology 2018; 7(11): 431-446.
  9. Bensmail H. Biomechanical characterization using tactile imaging and interpretation of female pelvic floor conditions before a treatment. EC Gynaecology 2018; 7(8): 293-297.
  10. Egorov V, Murphy M, Lucente V, van Raalte H, Ephrain S, Bhatia N, Sarvazyan N. Quantitative assessment and interpretation of vaginal conditions. Sexual Medicine 2018; 6(1): 39-48.
  11. Lucente V, van Raalte H, Murphy M, Egorov V. Biomechanical paradigm and interpretation of female pelvic floor conditions before a treatment. International Journal of Women's Health 2017;9: 521-550.
  12. Kim K, Egorov V, Shobeiri SA. Emerging imaging technologies and techniques. In: Practical Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography, Ed. Abbas Shobeiri, 2nd Edition, Springer International Publishing AG, 2017: 327-336.
  13. van Raalte H, Egorov V. Laparoscopic tactile imager for urogynecological surgery: first clinical experience. Female Pelvic Med Reconst Surg. 2017; 23(5S): S122.
  14. Van Raalte H. New biomechanical approach characterizes vaginal conditions. The Aesthetic Guide 2017; May/June: 38.
  15. Egorov V, van Raalte H, Lucente V, Sarvazyan A. Biomechanical characterization of the pelvic floor using tactile imaging. In: Biomechanics of the Female Pelvic Floor, Eds. Hoyte L, Damaser MS, Elsevier, 2016: 317-348.
  16. van Raalte H, Lucente V, Ephrain S, Murphy M, Bhatia N, Sarvazyan N, Egorov V. Intra- and inter-observer reproducibility of vaginal tactile imaging. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016; 22(5S): S130-131.
  17. van Raalte H, Bhatia N, Egorov V. Is it all just smoke and mirrors?: Vaginal laser therapy and its assessment by tactile imaging. International Urogynecology Journal 2016; 27 (S1): S120-121.
  18. van Raalte H. Egorov V. Tactile imaging markers to characterize female pelvic floor conditions. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015; 5: 505-515.
  19. van Raalte H, Egorov V. Characterizing female pelvic floor conditions by tactile imaging. International Urogynecology Journal 2015; 26(4): 607-609.
  20. van Raalte H, Lucente V, Egorov V. High definition pressure mapping of the pelvic floor muscles during Valsalva manever, voluntary muscle contraction and involuntary relaxation. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015; 21(5): S149-S150.
  21. van Raalte H, Egorov V, Lucente V, Murphy M, Saiz C. 3D tactile imaging in early prolapse detection. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2013, 32 (6), 704-705.
  22. Incontinence: Tactile imaging for quantifying vaginal elasticity in prolapse. Nature Reviews Urology 2012; 9(2): 60.
  23. Egorov V, van Raalte H, Lucente V. Quantifying vaginal tissue elasticity under normal and prolapse conditions by tactile imaging. International Urogynecology Journal 2012; 23(4): 459-466.
  24. Sarvazyan A, Egorov V. Mechanical Imaging - a Technology for 3-D Visualization and Characterization of Soft Tissue Abnormalities: A Review. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 2012; 8(1): 64-73.
  25. Sarvazyan A, Egorov V, Sarvazyan N. Tactile Sensing and Tactile Imaging in Detection of Cancer. In: Biosensors and Molecular Technologies for Cancer Diagnostics, Eds. Harold KE, Rasooly A, Taylor & Francis, May 29, 2012: 339-354.
  26. van Raalte H, Lucente V, Egorov V. 3D imaging and quantifying vaginal tissue elasticity under normal and prolapse conditions. International Urogynecology Journal 2011; 22(S1): S183-184.
  27. Sarvazyan A, Hall TJ, Urban MW, Fatemi M, Aglyamov SR, Garra BS. An Overview of Elastography–An Emerging Branch of Medical Imaging. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 2011, 7, 255-282.
  28. Egorov V, van Raalte H, Sarvazyan A. Vaginal Tactile Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2010; 57(7): 1736-1744.
  29. Egorov V, Kearney T, Pollak SB, Rohatgi C, Sarvazyan N, Airapetian S, Browning S, Sarvazyan A. Differentiation of benign and malignant breast lesions by mechanical imaging. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 2009; 118(1):67-80.
  30. Egorov V, Tsyuryupa S, Kanilo S, Kogit M, Sarvazyan A. Tissue Elastometer. Medical Engineering and Physics 2008; 30(2): 206-212.
  31. Egorov V, Sarvazyan AP. Mechanical Imaging of the Breast. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 2008; 27(9):1275-1287.
  32. Sarvazyan A, Egorov V, Son JS, Kaufman CS. Cost-effective screening for breast cancer worldwide: current state and future directions. Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research 2008; 1:91-99.
  33. Weiss RE, Egorov V, Ayrapetyan S, Sarvazyan N, Sarvazyan A. Prostate mechanical imaging: a new method for prostate assessment. Urology 2008; 71(3): 425-429.
  34. Egorov V, Ayrapetyan S, Sarvazyan AP. Prostate mechanical imaging: 3-D image composition and feature calculations. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 2006; 25(10): 1329-1340
  35. Sarvazyan A. Model-based imaging. Ultrasound Med Biol 2006; 32(11): 1712-1720.
  36. Sarvazyan A. Mechanical imaging: a new technology for medical diagnostics. Int J Med Inform 1998; 49(2): 195-216.
  37. Sarvazyan AP, Rudenko OV, Swanson SD, Fowlkes JB, Emelianov SY. Shear wave elasticity imaging: a new ultrasonic technology of medical diagnostics. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 1998: 24 (9); 1419-1435.
  38. Sarvazyan AP, Skovoroda AR, Emelianov SY, Fowlkes JB, JG Pipe JG. Adler RS, Buxton RB, Carson PL. Biophysical bases of elasticity imaging. Acoustical imaging 1995: 21; 223-240.

Recent Presentations

  1. van Raalte H, Takacs P, Lucente V, Shobeiri S, Hoyte L, Egorov V. Pelvic organ prolapse surgery improves biomechanical conditions and intergrity of the weak pelvic floor. SGS Annual Scientific Meeting. Jacksonville, Florida, USA. March 29 - April 1, 2020.
  2. Egorov V, Lucente V, Takacs P, Shobeiri SA, Hoyte L, van Raalte H. Biomechanical mapping may predict changes after pelvic organ prolapse surgery. 12th Annual Congress of the International Society of Pelviperineology. Treviso, Italy. October 6-8, 2019.
  3. Egorov V, Takacs P, Lucente V, Shobeiri SA, Hoyte L,van Raalte H, Sarvazyan N. Biomechanical transformations of the female pelvic floor after prolapse surgeries. AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, USA. September 24-28, 2019.
  4. Alshiek J, Shobeiri SA. Pelvic anatomical and functional characterization by ultrasound and tactile imaging under pelvic organ prolapse conditions. AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, USA. September 24-28. 2019.
  5. Rosen T, van Raalte H, Egorov V. Cervix elasticity and length measurements with tactile-ultrasound probe: first clinical experience. ACOG Annual Scientific Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, USA. May 3-6, 2019.
  6. van Raalte H, Shobeiri S, Hoyte L, Lucente V, Takacs P, Sarvazyan N, Egorov V. Biomechanical mapping of pelvic floor restoration after prolapse surgery. SGS Annual Scientific Meeting. Tucson, Arizona, USA. March 31 - April 3, 2019.
  7. Egorov V. Biomechanical mapping of the vagina. 12th World Congress, International Society of Cosmetogynecology. Orlando, USA, January 29-30, 2019.
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