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Focused Ultrasound Therapy

Known as: Therapy, Focused Ultrasound, Focused Ultrasound, Therapy (Focused US) 
Minimally invasive procedure for ablating tumors. The primary mechanism of tissue damage is thermal.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Uncontrolled pilot studies have suggested the efficacy of focused ultrasound thalamotomy with magnetic resonance… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Ultrasound contrast agents, in the form of gas-filled microbubbles, are becoming popular in perfusion monitoring; they are… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Traditionally, surgery has been the only cure for many solid tumours. Technological advances have catalysed a shift from open… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) provides a potential noninvasive alternative to conventional therapies. We report our… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has been investigated as a tool for the treatment of cancer for many decades, but is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To test the feasibility of noninvasive magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery (FUS) of benign… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
An ideal vision of modern medicine includes tumor surgery with the human body remaining completely intact. A noninvasive therapy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The purpose of this study was to investigate the pathologic changes of extracorporeal ablation of human malignant tumors with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Shear wave elasticity imaging (SWEI) is a new approach to imaging and characterizing tissue structures based on the use of shear… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Transrectal high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) was recently established as a highly effective means of inducing contact and… Expand
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