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High-intensity focused ultrasound principles, current uses, and potential for the future.

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High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) continues to be a very attractive option for minimally invasive procedures. Using well-established principles, this ablative therapy can be used to treat a number of benign and malignant diseases with few side effects. During the last 15 years, there has been an enormous amount of work, both laboratory based and in the form of clinical trials, aimed at developing devices that can deliver treatments with safe and effective outcomes. In this article, we ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Kennedy, JE More by this author
Journal:
Ultrasound quarterly
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
263-272
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1536-0253
ISSN:
0894-8771
URN:
uuid:ceec4d6b-7b90-4c51-ad98-91c66021e210
Source identifiers:
94797
Local pid:
pubs:94797
Language:
English
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