High intensity focused ultrasound vs. cryotherapy as primary treatment for prostate cancer

@inproceedings{Ranjan2008HighIF,
  title={High intensity focused ultrasound vs. cryotherapy as primary treatment for prostate cancer},
  author={Pratyush Ranjan and Gyan Saurabh and Rahul Bansal and Amit Gupta},
  booktitle={Indian journal of urology : IJU : journal of the Urological Society of India},
  year={2008}
}
Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers. Here, we will be discussing two upcoming techniques for its management. One is cryotherapy which has returned from oblivion after nearly 150 years armed with latest technology and looking as if its full potential has been recognized now. On the other hand is high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), the application of ultrasound to this field is relatively new and hence a lot of excitement and hope.We searched MEDLINE (PubMed 1942… CONTINUE READING