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COVID-19 Research Project Delays

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation is keenly aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in institutional and...

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Foundation Team Members Give Back and Support Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

During this time of global pandemic, the Focused Ultrasound Foundation recognizes that the health and happiness...

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Nationwide Medicare Reimbursement of Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Eligible essential tremor (ET) patients can now access the benefit of reimbursement of focused ultrasound treatment...

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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, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Written by Neal F. Kassell, MD, with Chase Koch - Published: July 9, 2020
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Written by Lauren Powlovich, MD - Published: March 12, 2020

Patient Stories

DONOR PROFILES: PAUL MANNING

An entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Paul Manning shares why he supports focused ultrasound...
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EXPERT PROFILES: CRAIG SLINGLUFF, MD

Dr. Craig Slingluff’s current clinical trial is studying the effects of focused ultrasound and immunotherapy to treat advanced solid tumors...
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INDUSTRY PROFILES: PI Ceramic

PI Ceramic fabricates a critical part of a focused ultrasound machine: the piezoceramic elements that vibrate to produce the ultrasound....
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