• Veterinary researchers at Virginia Tech have written a comprehensive review of using focused ultrasound to treat solid tumor cancers and their metastases.
  • Treatment techniques discussed include thermal ablation, histotripsy, and the immune effects of focused ultrasound.
  • The group describes basic principles and suggests future clinical applications in veterinary oncology.

Key Points

  • Veterinary researchers at Virginia Tech have written a comprehensive review of using focused ultrasound to treat solid tumor cancers and their metastases.
  • Treatment techniques discussed include thermal ablation, histotripsy, and the immune effects of focused ultrasound.
  • The group describes basic principles and suggests future clinical applications in veterinary oncology.

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A multidisciplinary group of veterinary researchers at Virginia Tech led by Joanne Tuohy, DVM, PhD, and Eli Vlaisavljevich, PhD, has written a comprehensive review of using focused ultrasound to treat solid tumor cancers and their metastases. Treatment techniques discussed include both thermal and nonthermal ablation, including histotripsy, and the immune effects of focused ultrasound. After describing basic principles, the group suggests future clinical applications in veterinary oncology.

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