Subjective effect of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for uterine fibroids.

@article{Funaki2007SubjectiveEO,
  title={Subjective effect of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for uterine fibroids.},
  author={Kaoru Funaki and Katsuhiro Sawada and Fumio Maeda and Syuji Nagai},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={834-9}
}
AIM We treated 69 patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids using a magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) system. Our objective was to determine the clinical outcome of MRgFUS, focusing on symptom improvement, with emphasis on the time and extent of improvement. METHODS Patients who would have been otherwise offered conventional surgery were considered for eligibility. They were asked to report their symptom severities before and after treatment on the same query form… CONTINUE READING