MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery.

@article{Jolesz2009MRIguidedFU,
  title={MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery.},
  author={Ferenc A. Jolesz},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={60},
  pages={
          417-30
        }
}
  • F. Jolesz
  • Published 26 September 2007
  • Medicine
  • Annual review of medicine
MRI-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) surgery is a noninvasive thermal ablation method that uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for target definition, treatment planning, and closed-loop control of energy deposition. Integrating FUS and MRI as a therapy delivery system allows us to localize, target, and monitor in real time, and thus to ablate targeted tissue without damaging normal structures. This precision makes MRgFUS an attractive alternative to surgical resection or radiation therapy… 
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