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The safety and feasibility of extracorporeal high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of liver and kidney tumours in a Western population.

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High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) provides a potential noninvasive alternative to conventional therapies. We report our preliminary experience from clinical trials designed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of a novel, extracorporeal HIFU device for the treatment of liver and kidney tumours in a Western population. The extracorporeal, ultrasound-guided Model-JC Tumor Therapy System (HAIFU Technology Company, China) has been used to treat 30 patients according to four trial protoco...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6602803

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
93
Issue:
8
Pages:
890-895
Publication date:
2005-10-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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pubs:94777
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uuid:c9f63b8b-ca93-4cfc-8fe7-2d47a389a2ce
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pubs:94777
Source identifiers:
94777
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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