The global adoption of focused ultrasound relies on the researchers who are advancing the technology beyond its known limits. The Foundation is dedicated to curating the latest peer-reviewed publications for your convenience. 

Free Research Library

The Foundation has created a free, online research library of focused ultrasound publications using Mendeley. You must create a login and join the group to view the resources. This collection is updated monthly. 

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Publications by Topic

We also have pre-filtered searches on some of the effects on tissue that focused ultrasound induces and the technical research areas that impact the field. These publications are drawn from the National Institutes of Heath PubMed system.

DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

NEUROLOGICAL
Alzheimer’s disease
Brain tumors
Cancer pain
Depression
Epilepsy
Essential tremor
Hydrocephalus
Neuropathic pain
OCD
Parkinson’s disease
Stroke
Trigeminal neuralgia

ONCOLOGICAL
Bladder cancer
Bone metastases
Brain tumors
Breast cancer
Colon cancer
Esophageal cancer
Head & Neck cancer
Kidney cancer
Liver cancer
Lung cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Prostate cancer
Soft tissue tumors
Thyroid/Parathyroid cancer

WOMEN'S HEALTH
Breast cancer
Breast fibroadenomas
Fetal surgery
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Uterine adenomyosis
Uterine fibroids

CARDIOVASCULAR
Atherosclerosis
Atrial fibrillation
Deep vein thrombosis
Hypertension
Septal perforation

MUSCOSKELETAL
Back pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoid osteoma
Sacroilitis

ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
Diabetes
Obesity
Thyroid nodules

MISCELLANEOUS
Acute tubular necrosis
Benign prostatic hypertrophy
Glaucoma
Ureterocele

BIOEFFECTS/MECHANISMS OF ACTION

Blood vessel coagulation
Cancer biomarker amplification
Clot disruption (sonothrombolysis)
Drug activity enhancement
Drug delivery
Immunomodulation
Mechanical ablation (histotripsy)
Neuromodulation
Radiation sensitization
Sonodynamic therapy
Stem cell delivery
Thermal ablation
Vasoconstriction
Vasodilation

TECHNICAL RESEARCH

Acoustic radiation force imaging (ARFI)
Focused ultrasound physics

Focused ultrasound transducer design
MR imaging for FUS guidance
MRI thermometry
Ultrasound imaging for FUS guidance
Ultrasound thermometry

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