MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery of Breast Cancer



High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has been recognized to do some damage to the various tissues of the livings. MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is one of the thermal ablations to make the living tissue be in coagulation under the real-time MR image guidance.


Essential Tremor Uterine Fibroid Focus Ultrasound Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Radio Frequency Ablation 



I offer my heartfelt thanks to Mr.Shidooka, Ms.Hirabara, Ms Inomata and all teammates of Breastopia Namba Hospital.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Breast Surgical OncologyKawaguchi Kogyo General HospitalKawaguchiJapan

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