Focal High Intensity Focused Ultrasound of Unilateral Localized Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Multicentric Hemiablation Study of 111 Patients.

@article{Rischmann2017FocalHI,
  title={Focal High Intensity Focused Ultrasound of Unilateral Localized Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Multicentric Hemiablation Study of 111 Patients.},
  author={Pascal Rischmann and Albert Gelet and Benjamin B Riche and Arnauld Villers and Gilles Pasticier and Pierre Bondil and Jean-Luc Jung and Hubert Bugel and Jacques Petit and Harry Toledano and St{\'e}phane Mallick and Olivier Rouvi{\`e}re and Muriel Rabilloud and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Tonoli-Catez and S{\'e}bastien M. Crouzet},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2017},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={
          267-273
        }
}
BACKGROUND Up to a third of patients with localized prostate cancer have unilateral disease that may be suitable for partial treatment with hemiablation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to achieve local control of the tumor in patients with unilateral localized prostate cancer. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS The French Urological Association initiated a prospective IDEAL multi-institutional study (2009-2015), to evaluate HIFU-hemiablation as… CONTINUE READING
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