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Update: CMS Decides to Further Delay MCIT Pathway

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have delayed the implementation of the Medicare Coverage of...

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Meeting Report: Focused Ultrasound Non-Invasive Neurosurgery Congress

The event marked one year since the first transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound center in Ufa, Russia...

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Meeting Report: Therapeutic Ultrasound in Oncology Symposium

Experts from four research sites and the Foundation discussed focused ultrasound for cancer at the Society...

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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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