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Case Study Shows Potential to Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Pain, Extend Survival

A Case of Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer with Long-Term Survival in High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) TherapyA patient...

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New Alzheimer’s Disease Trial Begins in New York

A new clinical trial using focused ultrasound to address Alzheimer’s disease has begun at Columbia University...

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Results of First-In-Human Focused Ultrasound Histotripsy Trial for Liver Cancer Presented

New clinical trial data from a Phase I liver cancer study were recently presented at the...

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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, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Patient Stories


Tom Gentile learned about focused ultrasound's revolutionary potential during his time at GE Healthcare...
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Isabelle Aubert, PhD, studies the neurobiology of focused ultrasound to help patients with Alzheimer’s, ALS, and Parkinson’s....
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Shenzhen PRO HITU Medical Co., Ltd., is an international Chinese R&D company that builds ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound systems...
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