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HIFUHigh Intensity Focused Ultrasound
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Ultrasound technologies company SonaCare Medical revealed on Wednesday a rise in Medicare payment for prostate HIFU ablation in the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) setting.
The implementation of the watershed segmentation algorithm with markers was carried out to address the problem of segmentation of MR images for the HIFU therapy planning.
At the time of presentation, digital rectal exam revealed the prostate to be benign in consistency aside from the scar from HIFU treatment.
High prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and cancer cases, rapidly growing aging population, rising number of new product launches, growing number of clinical studies regarding the applications of HIFU, and increasing focus of key players on the development of technologically advanced systems are the key factors driving the market growth.
Fifty-five patients with radio-recurrent PCa underwent salvage HIFU. Twelve men (21.8%) received ADT, which was discontinued in all cases the day after of the procedure.
Irwin Mitchell is investigating an array of complaints from the surgeon's patients including; prostate cancer diagnosis issues, delivering of HIFU treatment not approved by NICE, unnecessary nephrectomy (removal of kidney), unnecessary green light laser treatment and incomplete prostate removal potentially leaving malignant tissue behind.
Similar to the electrocoagulation, HIFU results in tissue coagulation necrosis, which can potentially lead to local tissue weakness.
Those defects have been limiting the understating of HIFU and should be avoided in following trials.
HIFU ablation is performed under the guidance of either magnetic resonance (MR) or ultrasound (US) imaging.
In the present single-centre study, we evaluated, at a median follow-up of 92 months, the oncological outcomes of single-session whole gland HIFU treatment of localised PCa in a unique case series of 110 patients treated between September 2001 and December 2012.
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