Focused Ultrasound Therapy

Focused Ultrasound therapy is a type of radiation therapy that focuses multiple sources of ultrasound energy to target a specific area.

MRI-guided focused ultrasound, ExAblate Neuro, essential tremor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, UM SOM study
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016 — Treatment with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided focused ultrasound significantly improves...
InSightec, ExAblate Neuro, MRI-guided focused ultrasound device, essential tremor, FDA

Image courtesy of InSightec

Technology | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first focused ultrasound device to...
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has produced a video that demonstrates the potential of this new...
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | February 01, 2016
February 1, 2016 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has established a new Electrical Prescription...
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 medical...
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
September 1, 2015 — University of Maryland Medicine and its Center for Metabolic Imaging and Image-Guided Therapeutics...
Profound Medical, TULSA, ultrasound ablation, Philips, prostate cancer, MRI, Ingenia, Achieva

TULSA-PRO image courtesy of Profound Medical

News | Prostate Cancer | August 07, 2015
August 7, 2015 — Philips and Profound Medical Corp., a Toronto-based medical device company, announced a joint...
Children's National, Sheikh Zayed, MR-HIFU, focused ultrasound, osteoid osteoma
News | June 03, 2015
June 3, 2015 - Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health...
focused ultrasound, Alzheimer's, mice, Queensland, treatment
Feature | March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015 — A pre-clinical study published this week in Science Translational Medicine suggests that focused...
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
February 13, 2015 — For the first time, researchers have reversed some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice...
Oncology related products, focused ultrasound therapy, MRI systems
Feature | February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 — A pioneering clinical trial is testing whether focusing high-frequency sound waves onto the surface...
EDAP TMS SA, Ablatherm, FDA, PMA, premarket approval, guidance

Image courtesy of EDAP TMS SA

News | January 08, 2015
January 8, 2015 — EDAP TMS SA received a letter from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food...
News | October 31, 2014
October 31, 2014 — The 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound featured clinical and research advances on the...
Transcranial Ultrasound Therapy Oncology
News | August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014 — A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland provides new information on the...
Ontario Canada The Hospital for Sick Children Bone Tumor MRI Guided Ultrasound
Feature | August 15, 2014
August 15, 2014 — A team of doctors at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Ontario, Canada, have, for the...
The Elsie and Robert Pierson Radiation Oncology Center is part of the City of Hope cancer treatment center.

The Elsie and Robert Pierson Radiation Oncology Center is a part of City of Hope National Medical Center.

Feature | Radiation Oncology | February 03, 2014 | Williette Nyanue
The Elsie and Robert Pierson Radiation Oncology Center is a part of City of Hope National Medical Center, a dedicated,...
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Feature | October 01, 2008 | Suzanne LeBlang, M.D. and Arthur Chan, Ph.D.
More women are learning about an imaging technique that offers a noninvasive alternative to hysterectomy for women...