Clinical 24 month experience of the first MRgFUS unit for treatment of uterine fibroids in Australia.

@article{Dobrotwir2012Clinical2M,
  title={Clinical 24 month experience of the first MRgFUS unit for treatment of uterine fibroids in Australia.},
  author={Andrew Dobrotwir and Emma Pun},
  journal={Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={
          409-16
        }
}
AIM To describe and evaluate treatment of uterine fibroids using Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) during its first 24 months of use at The Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne. METHODS One hundred Victorian women were treated with MRgFUS using the ExAblate 2000 system. Treatment outcomes based on fibroid volume shrinkage measured at 4 and 12 months post-treatment and symptom severity score assessment (Symptom Severity Score Quality of Life - SSS-QOL) pre- and post- (4-6 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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