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University Medical Center Utrecht Named Focused Ultrasound Center of Excellence

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has named the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) as the latest...

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CMS Grants Immediate Medicare Coverage for FDA-Approved Breakthrough Devices

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule that provides immediate...

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CarThera Launches New Glioblastoma Trial in Chicago

The first patient has been treated in a new phase I/II clinical trial for patients with...

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

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.
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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.
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Patient Stories

DONOR PROFILES: RICK FRISBIE

A distinguished executive in the financial industry, Rick Frisbie shares his passion for how focused ultrasound could change healthcare...
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EXPERT PROFILES: ELI VLAISAVLJEVICH, PHD

The Virginia Tech researcher discusses his "unfocused" focused ultrasound work, which ranges from cancer treatment to conservation...
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INDUSTRY PROFILES: ONDA

For more than 30 years, Onda has been developing technologies to measure ultrasound waves...
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