[Results of transrectal focused ultrasound for the treatment of localized prostate cancer (120 patients with PSA < or + 10ng/ml].

@article{Poissonnier2003ResultsOT,
  title={[Results of transrectal focused ultrasound for the treatment of localized prostate cancer (120 patients with PSA < or + 10ng/ml].},
  author={Laura Poissonnier and Albert Gelet and Jean-Yves Chapelon and Raymonde Bouvier and Olivier Rouvi{\`e}re and Catherine Pangaud and Denis Lyonnet and Jean Michel Dubernard},
  journal={Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={60-72}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer in a population of potentially curable patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS 120 patients with clinical stage T1-T2 prostate cancer with an initial PSA < or = 10 ng/ml and not candidates for radical prostatectomy were treated by HIFU (ABLATHERM, EDAP S.A.). Clinical failure was defined by the need for adjuvant therapy (endocrine or external beam radiotherapy). Progressive… CONTINUE READING
19 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…