Systematic Review of the Efficacy and Safety of High-intensity Focussed Ultrasound for Localised Prostate Cancer.

@article{Veereman2015SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic Review of the Efficacy and Safety of High-intensity Focussed Ultrasound for Localised Prostate Cancer.},
  author={Genevi{\'e}ve Veereman and Pascale Jonckheer and Anja Desomer and Hans van Brabandt and Chris D'hont and Roland F P van Velthoven and Bertrand Tombal},
  journal={European urology focus},
  year={2015},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          158-170
        }
}
CONTEXT High-intensity focussed ultrasound (HIFU) has been used for 10 yr to treat localised prostate cancer (PCa). OBJECTIVE To evaluate systematically the evidence on the efficacy and side effects of HIFU in the primary treatment of localised PCa. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION We performed a critical review and appraisal of Medline (Ovid), PreMedline, Embase, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews publications on HIFU up to May 2013. One systematic review and 18 primary studies, all case… CONTINUE READING
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