High-intensity focused ultrasound

What is High-intensity focused ultrasound?

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound is a highly precise medical procedure that applies high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat and destroy diseased or damaged tissue through ablation. HIFU is a hyperthermia therapy, a class of clinical therapies that use temperature to treat diseases.

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i have a big fibroid of 17 cm, pls advise if HIFU treatment can be recommended for this big...

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Thanks for your query.

Fibroids do not need treatment unless symptomatic, however this big a fibroid does require treatment. Generally this...

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Hello Dr, I have been diagonised with endometrial cyst in the right ovary of size 3cm accompanied with abdominal pain.I am married and have 2 year...

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I am happy to know your awareness about the advances in medical technology. At the moment, FDA has approved its...

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I m Kakali Bagchi,42 yrs. old,I hv a 16yrs.old daughter of normal delivery,6/2/96. For 6 months I m facing heavy period uncontrollable by napkins....

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Its better to get myoma removed either through surgery OR MRI HIFU. MRI HIFU is costly. Laparoscopic surgery is cheaper & is not having...

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