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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jan;190(1):191-9.

High-intensity focused ultrasound: current potential and oncologic applications.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Box 359728, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, WA 98104, USA. tdub@u.washington.edu

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The objective of this article is to introduce the reader to the principles and applications of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).

CONCLUSION:

Although a great deal about HIFU physics is understood, its clinical applications are currently limited, and multiple trials are underway worldwide to determine its efficacy.

PMID:
18094311
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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