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.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The range of therapeutic treatment options for central nervous system (CNS) diseases is greatly limited by the blood-brain… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Recent advances have enabled delivery of high-intensity focused ultrasound through the intact human cranium with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE This work evaluated the clinical feasibility of transcranial magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes at 6 and 12 months after magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The feasibility and safety of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery for uterine leiomyomas is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of focused ultrasound surgery with magnetic… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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