All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MRgFUS’

Focused Ultrasound Reduces Bones Metastases Pain

Focused Ultrasound Reduces Bones Metastases Pain

When cancer progresses and spreads to the bone, patients often suffer debilitating pain. A new phase III clinical trial shows that noninvasive MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) treatment that heats the cancer within the bone relieves pain and improves function for most patients when other treatment options are limited. The results were published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. …

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MRgFUS Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

MRgFUS

Focused ultrasound under MR guidance may offer a safe and effective noninvasive treatment for breast cancer, according to research presented at RSNA 2013. MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) ablation requires no incision or puncture to perform. Instead, it uses the acoustic energy from high-intensity focused ultrasound to heat and ablate diseased tissue. Continuous MRI is used to locate the lesions and …

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