Events & Webinars
Brainbox Workshop: Introduction to Transcranial Focused Ultrasound
04-20-2021 12:00 am
WEBINAR: A Flexible MRgHITU Platform for Precise and Incision-free Ablative Therapies
05-12-2021 12:00 pm
International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) 2021
06-06-2021 12:00 am
180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
06-08-2021 12:00 am
Sixth Biennial Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Research Conference
06-10-2021 12:00 am
1st HIFUture Symposium
06-17-2021 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 Natasha Sheybani, PhD, and Jessica Foley, PhD - Published: February 11, 2021
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Focused Ultrasound by the Numbers *
Mechanisms of Action
* This information will be updated periodically.
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