Events & Webinars
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2021
09-25-2021 12:00 am
2021 AANS/CNS Tumor Section Satellite Symposium
10-15-2021 12:00 am
26th Annual Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
11-18-2021 12:00 am
13th Interventional MRI Symposium
10-14-2022 12:00 am
What is Focused Ultrasound?
Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.
What can Focused Ultrasound Treat?Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 100 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
Written by Jon K. Daigle and Kyle Morrison - Published: August 26, 2021
Written by Neal F. Kassell, MD - Published: May 13, 2021
Written by Sean Taffler, PhD - Published: April 8, 2021
Written by Natasha Sheybani, PhD, and Jessica Foley, PhD - Published: February 11, 2021
Written by Neal F. Kassell, MD - Published: January 1, 2021
Focused Ultrasound by the Numbers *
Mechanisms of Action
* This information will be updated periodically.
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