- An expert panel discussed image-guided Interventions, covering major trends in surgical intervention, including FUS.
- The Fox Chase Cancer Center presented five research abstracts on various studies using non-thermal, pulsed FUS for cancer therapy, including prostate cancer.
- Scientists at the University of Michigan used focused ultrasound to release molecules from acoustically responsive scaffolds.
Focused ultrasound presentations at the 2016 AAPM meeting included:
WE-H-209-0 The Zagzebski/Carson Distinguished Lecture on Medical Ultrasound: Image Guided Ultrasound Therapy - K Hynynen1*, (1) University of Toronto, ON
MO-DE-202-0 Image-Guided Interventions: Advances in Intraoperative Imaging, Guidance, and An Emerging Role for Medical Physics in Surgery - K Farahani1*, J Siewerdsen2*, T Kapur3*, R Shekhar4*, (1) National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, (2) Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, (3) Brigham & Women's Hospital, Bostons, MA, (4) Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
SU-F-J-215 Non-Thermal Pulsed High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Therapy Combined with 5-Aminolevulinic Acid: An in Vivo Pilot Study - B Wang*, W He , D Cvetkovic , L Chen , C Ma , Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
SU-F-J-216 MR-Guided Non-Thermal Pulsed Focused Ultrasound for Cancer Therapy - C Ma*, B Wang , D Cvetkovic , L Chen , Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
SU-F-J-225 Histology Study of MR Guided Pulsed Focused Ultrasound On Treatment of Prostate Cancer in Vivo - L Chen*, D Cvetkovic , X Chen , B Wang , R Gupta , C Ma , Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
WE-AB-BRA-1 Biodistribution of Paclitaxel-Loaded Nanodroplets for Prostate Cancer Management Using Ultrasound-Mediated Drug Delivery Under MR-Guidance - R Gupta*, D Cvetkovic , B Wang , L Chen , C Ma , Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
WE-AB-BRA-2 Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Pulsed Focused Ultrasound Combined with Encapsulated Chemotherapeutic Agents for Prostate Cancer in Vivo - L Chen*, D Cvetkovic , X Chen , B Wang , R Gupta, C Ma , Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
WE-AB-BRA-3 Non-Invasive Controlled Release From Implantable Hydrogel Scaffolds Using Ultrasound - A Moncion*, O.D Kripfgans , A.J Putnam , R.T Franceschi , M.L Fabiilli , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan