Focused Ultrasound Therapy

First Focused Ultrasound Surgery Performed on Hypothalamic Hamartoma Tumor in Epilepsy Patient
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 21, 2017

A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided focused ultrasound...

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 12, 2017

Theraclion announced results of a study evaluating the long-term assessment of breast fibroadenoma (benign tumor)...

high-intensity focused ultrasound, HIFU, prostate tissue ablation, after radiotherapy, EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, British Journal of Urology International study
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | March 29, 2017

EDAP TMS SA announced the publication of a peer-reviewed article that analyzed Ablatherm Robotic HIFU (high-...

brain FUS

Brain FUS uses an array of about 1,000 elements designed to overcome attenuation issues presented by the skull and to diffuse the heating over a large area of the brain to prevent damaging healthly tissue. 

Feature | Radiation Oncology | March 02, 2017 | By Dave Fornell

Focused ultrasound (FUS), also called high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), has gained a lot of interest in...

insightec exablate high intensity focused ultrasound system

The InSightec ExAblate focused ultrasound system developed to treat essential tremor. Studies are underway to see if FUS can be used to treat other brain conditions and brain cancer.

Feature | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | February 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Focused ultrasound (FUS), also called high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), has gained a lot of interest in...

MRgFUS
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | January 17, 2017

Insightec, a leader in MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy, announced today that the Japanese Ministry of...

MRI-guided focused ultrasound
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | December 22, 2016

Insightec Ltd. announced that the Exablate Prostate system received CE Mark for treating locally-confined prostate...

MRI-guided focused ultrasound, ExAblate Neuro, essential tremor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, UM SOM study
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | August 26, 2016

Treatment with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided focused ultrasound significantly improves tremors and quality...

InSightec, ExAblate Neuro, MRI-guided focused ultrasound device, essential tremor, FDA

Image courtesy of InSightec

Technology | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 11, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential...

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | February 01, 2016

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has established a new Electrical Prescription (ElectRx)...

John Grisham book, The Tumor, focused ultrasound
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 — Bestselling author John Grisham has written "The Tumor," a fictional account of how a real...

News | Prostate Cancer | December 31, 2015

Patients with prostate cancer are now being treated with minimally invasive, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU...

University of Maryland Medical Center, UMMC, Parkinson's, MRI-guided, focused ultrasound, clinical trial
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | September 01, 2015

University of Maryland Medicine and its Center for Metabolic Imaging and Image-Guided Therapeutics (CMIT) has begun...

Profound Medical, TULSA, ultrasound ablation, Philips, prostate cancer, MRI, Ingenia, Achieva

TULSA-PRO image courtesy of Profound Medical

News | Prostate Cancer | August 07, 2015

Philips and Profound Medical Corp., a Toronto-based medical device company, announced a joint development agreement...

Children's National, Sheikh Zayed, MR-HIFU, focused ultrasound, osteoid osteoma
News | June 03, 2015

Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System are...

focused ultrasound, Alzheimer's, mice, Queensland, treatment
Feature | March 27, 2015

A pre-clinical study published this week in Science Translational Medicine suggests that focused ultrasound may hold...

MR guided focused ultrasound, Alzheimer's, mice, contrast media

The image on the left shows the plaque abnormalities on untreated transgenic mice and the image on the right shows the brain of a transgenic mouse that has been treated with MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound. Image courtesy of Kullervo Hynynen, Sunnybrook Research Institute.

Feature | February 13, 2015

For the first time, researchers have reversed some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice using magnetic...

Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
Feature | February 11, 2015

A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the surface of bone where...

EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, FDA, PMA, premarket approval, guidance

Image courtesy of EDAP TMS SA

News | January 08, 2015

EDAP TMS SA received a letter from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food and Drug...

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