Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of high-intensity focussed ultrasound for the primary and salvage treatment of prostate cancer.

@article{Warmuth2010SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of high-intensity focussed ultrasound for the primary and salvage treatment of prostate cancer.},
  author={Marisa Warmuth and Tim Johansson and Philipp Mad},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={803-15}
}
CONTEXT High-intensity focussed ultrasound (HIFU) is an emerging minimally invasive treatment option for prostate cancer. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to assess the efficacy and safety of HIFU in both primary treatment of men with localised and locally advanced prostate cancer as well as salvage treatment of men with recurrent prostate cancer following treatment failure of radical prostatectomy or external-beam radiation therapy. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION We conducted a systematic literature search for… CONTINUE READING

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