- Last Updated: June 16, 2017
Focused ultrasound has the potential to treat common endocrine conditions.
The technology is currently approved in Europe as a non-invasive alternative for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules as well as treating hyperparathyroidism by thermally destroying the gland in whole or in part.
In addition, pre-clinical studies are being conducted to assess the potential of focused ultrasound to non-invasively destroy abdominal fat in people with diabetes related to obesity.
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