TITLE

Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) Treatment of Uterine Fibroid

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, John K. F.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology;Apr-Jun2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) is a new treatment modality in treating uterine fibroid. It is noninvasive and can be done as out-patient procedure. It is the least invasive treatment option other than medical treatment. Early reports have demonstrated feasibility and safety. It is efficacious in symptom improve and fibroid volume reduction. This article reviews the principle, patient selection and treatment. Results from early trial and our center are summarized.
ACCESSION #
52225757

 

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