This year’s Society of Interventional Radiology’s (SIR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta included two focused ultrasound presentations from researchers at the University of California San Francisco on predicting treatment success and near field temperature monitoring when treating uterine fibroids.

SIRBanner2015The T2 Factor: Utility of T2 signal change in predicting treatment success following MR guided focused ultrasound of symptomatic uterine fibroids by Hari Trivedi et al. from UCSF Department of Radiology looks at T2 signal change to determine which fibroids will respond most favorably to focused ultrasound ablation.

Map the Fat: Near Field Temperature Monitoring during MRgFUS Treatment of Uterine Fibroids by Maureen Kohi et al. from UCSF used T2 monitoring to prevent skin burns and adipose necrosis during focused ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids.

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation Newsletter

Our newsletter delivers updates for clinicians, researchers and patients. Sign up and stay on top of the rapid advancements of this innovative medical technology.

Sign Up  Read the Latest Issue

Read The Tumor  by John Grisham

From John Grisham, comes a story where today’s medical fiction could become tomorrow’s lifesaving reality.

Download a Free eBook or Audiobook

Contact Details

Call Us
434.220.4993
Find Us
Focused Ultrasound Foundation
1230 Cedars Court, Suite 206 Charlottesville, VA 22903
Email