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Focused ultrasound surgery on the kidney
Author(s): Jacques Schlosser; Benoit Feuillu; Francois Lacoste; Joelle Andre-Bougaran; Guy Vallancien
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Paper Abstract

Introduction: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a minimally invasive therapy which can produce tissues necrosis in depth by a local thermal effect. Objectives: Evaluate the effect of extracorporeal HIFU with electronic scanning in the treatment of pig kidney. Conclusion: Extracorporeal HIFU with electronic scanning can produce tissue necrosis into pig's kidneys. This treatment could be used in human as a non invasive therapy of small kidney's tumors less than 30 cm3 of volume.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 April 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3249, Surgical Applications of Energy, (2 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304352
Show Author Affiliations
Jacques Schlosser, Ctr. Hospitalier Universitaire de Nancy-Brabois (France)
Benoit Feuillu, Ctr. Hospitalier Universitaire de Nancy-Brabois (France)
Francois Lacoste, Edap-Technomed (France)
Joelle Andre-Bougaran, CERA/Institut Montsouris (France)
Guy Vallancien, CERA/Institut Montsouris (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3249:
Surgical Applications of Energy
Thomas P. Ryan, Editor(s)

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