High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation

Known as: HIFU, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation, high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy 
A procedure in which high-energy sound waves are aimed directly at an area of abnormal cells or tissue in the body. The waves create heat that kills… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Surgery has been the standard of care in selected cases with solid tumors. However, a majority of patients are unable to undergo… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The noninvasive ablation of tumors with high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy has received increasingly widespread… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To determine if pulsed-high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) could effectively serve as a source of hyperthermia with… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Acoustic cavitation has been shown to play a key role in a wide array of novel therapeutic ultrasound applications. This paper… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background: High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a noninvasive treatment modality that induces complete coagulative… (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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
T cell-mediated immune responses represent the main cellular antitumor immunity in cancer patients. Recent studies have shown… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and conventional B-mode ultrasound (US) imaging were synchronized to develop a system… (More)
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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… (More)
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1996
1996
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a noninvasive surgical technique in which ultrasound energy is delivered… (More)
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