MRI Guided HIFU Treatmentby Lisa Riley HIFU Counsellor At Life-Uninterrupted : A Public S
Magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids. It is a non-surgical ultrasound treatment to fight against uterine fibroids Recommended Features
- A non-invasive procedure that takes only 2-3 hours
- Risk of side effects and infection is minimized
- Involves minimally invasive keyhole and laproscopic surgeries
- Faster recovery
- No cuts, no anaesthesia
Review on MRI Guided HIFU TreatmentHIFU therapy has evolved as the non-invasive treatment for uterine fibroids. HIFU is also known as FUS is a non surgical medical procedure used to diagnose Uterine Leiomyoma, done only under the guidance of an experienced radiologist.
It is a painless hyperthermia therapy under which high-intensity focused sonic energy is applied to destroy diseased tissues through ablation. In medical terminology, Hifu therapy is a class of clinical therapies where the temperature (heat) is used to cure non-cancerous benign tumors.
In comparison to Myomectomy - a traditional method to remove the fibroids surgically, MRI guided HIFU emerged as a safe and effective therapy that has led to the development when it comes to treat uterine fibroids. Good luck.
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