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  1. Content type: Research

    Our previous studies have indicated that ultrasound can stimulate the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells, providing a potential novel treatment for type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this study was to ...

    Authors: Ivan Suarez Castellanos, Tania Singh, Bogdan Balteanu, Diti Chatterjee Bhowmick, Aleksandar Jeremic and Vesna Zderic

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:30

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  2. Content type: Research

    Ultrasound myocardial cavitation enabled treatment (MCET) is an image-guided method for tissue reduction. In this study, a strategy of fractionated (multiple) treatments was tested for efficacy.

    Authors: Douglas L. Miller, Xiaofang Lu, Chunyan Dou, Yiying I. Zhu, Mario L. Fabiilli, Gabe E. Owens and Oliver D. Kripfgans

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:29

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    TARDOX is a Phase I single center study of ultrasound triggered targeted drug delivery in adult oncology patients with incurable liver tumours. This proof of concept study is designed to demonstrate the safety...

    Authors: Paul C. Lyon, Lucy F. Griffiths, Jenni Lee, Daniel Chung, Robert Carlisle, Feng Wu, Mark R. Middleton, Fergus V. Gleeson and Constantin C. Coussios

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:28

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  4. Content type: Research

    During lengthy magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MRg-HIFU) thermal ablations in abdominal organs, the therapeutic work-flow is frequently hampered by various types of physiological m...

    Authors: Cornel Zachiu, Baudouin Denis de Senneville, Ivan D. Dmitriev, Chrit T. W. Moonen and Mario Ries

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:27

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  5. Content type: Review

    MRI guided focused ultrasound is an emerging technique that uses acoustic energy to noninvasively treat intracranial disorders. At high frequencies, it can be used to raise tissue temperatures and ablate discr...

    Authors: Ying Meng, Suganth Suppiah, Karim Mithani, Benjamin Solomon, Michael L. Schwartz and Nir Lipsman

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:26

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  6. Content type: Research

    The purpose of these clinical studies was to validate a Tissue Change Monitoring (TCM) algorithm in vivo. TCM is a quantitative tool for the real-time assessment of HIFU dose. TCM provides quantitative analysi...

    Authors: Narendra T. Sanghvi, Wo-Hsing Chen, Roy Carlson, Clint Weis, Ralf Seip, Toyoaki Uchida and Michael Marberger

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:24

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  7. Content type: Research

    To retrospectively compare the treatment success, therapeutic efficacy, and adverse effects of magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) treatment for uterine fibroid patients with ...

    Authors: Bilgin Keserci and Nguyen Minh Duc

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:22

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  8. Content type: Research

    High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has gained clinical interest as a non-invasive local tumour therapy in many organs. In addition, it has been shown that lung cancer can be targeted by HIFU using One-Lu...

    Authors: Frank Wolfram, Georg Dietrich, Carsten Boltze, Klaus Vitold Jenderka and Thomas Günther Lesser

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:21

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  9. Content type: Research

    Magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) ablation is in development for minimally invasive treatment of breast cancer. Cost-effectiveness has not been assessed yet. An early health...

    Authors: Floortje M. Knuttel, Sèvrin E. M. Huijsse, Talitha L. Feenstra, Chrit T. W. Moonen, Maurice A. A. J. van den Bosch, Erik Buskens, Marcel J. W. Greuter and Geertruida H. de Bock

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:23

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  10. Content type: Research

    Focused ultrasound (FUS) is entering clinical routine as a treatment option. Currently, no clinically available FUS treatment system features automated respiratory motion compensation. The required quality sta...

    Authors: Michael Schwenke, Jan Strehlow, Daniel Demedts, Sabrina Haase, Diego Barrios Romero, Sven Rothlübbers, Caroline von Dresky, Stephan Zidowitz, Joachim Georgii, Senay Mihcin, Mario Bezzi, Christine Tanner, Giora Sat, Yoav Levy, Jürgen Jenne, Matthias Günther…

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:20

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  11. Content type: Research

    Dysfunction of the Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) is one of the key sources of low back pain. For prolonged pain relief, some patients undergo fluoroscopic guided radio-frequency (RF) ablation of SIJ, during which a n...

    Authors: Elena A. Kaye, Majid Maybody, Sebastien Monette, Stephen B. Solomon and Amitabh Gulati

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:17

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  12. Content type: Research

    Past catheter-based and focused ultrasound renal denervation studies have indicated that procedure efficacy is related to the number of ablations performed or the amount of energy used for the ablation. This s...

    Authors: Jill Shea, Joshua de Bever, Eugene Kholmovski, Hannah Beal, J. Rock Hadley, Emilee Minalga, Mohamed E. Salama, Nassir F. Marrouche and Allison Payne

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:16

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  13. Content type: Research

    Volumetric thermometry with fine spatiotemporal resolution is desirable to monitor MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) procedures in the brain, but requires some form of accelerated imaging. Accelerated MR t...

    Authors: Pooja Gaur, Beat Werner, Xue Feng, Samuel W. Fielden, Craig H. Meyer and William A. Grissom

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    The goal of this study was to theoretically investigate the feasibility of intraductal and transgastric approaches to ultrasound-based thermal therapy of pancreatic tumors, and to evaluate possible treatment s...

    Authors: Serena J. Scott, Matthew S. Adams, Vasant Salgaonkar, F. Graham Sommer and Chris J. Diederich

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:10

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  15. Content type: Research

    Mild-hyperthermia therapy (40–45 °C) with high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a technique being considered in a number of different treatments such as thermally activated drug delivery, immune-stimulat...

    Authors: Vandiver Chaplin and Charles F. Caskey

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:12

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  16. Content type: Research

    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is currently the fourth-leading cause of cancer-related death. Up to 60–90% of patients with advanced disease suffer cancer-related pain, severely impacting their quality of life. Cur...

    Authors: Susan Dababou, Cristina Marrocchio, Jarrett Rosenberg, Rachelle Bitton, Kim Butts Pauly, Alessandro Napoli, Joo Ha Hwang and Pejman Ghanouni

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:9

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  17. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    Authors: Brian Fowlkes, Pejman Ghanouni, Narendra Sanghvi, Constantin Coussios, Paul C. Lyon, Michael Gray, Christophoros Mannaris, Marie de Saint Victor, Eleanor Stride, Robin Cleveland, Robert Carlisle, Feng Wu, Mark Middleton, Fergus Gleeson, Jean-Franҫois Aubry, Kim Butts Pauly…

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5(Suppl 1):15

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  18. Content type: Research

    Safety analyses of transcranial therapeutic ultrasound procedures require knowledge of the dependence of the rupture probability and rupture time upon sonication parameters. As previous vessel-rupture studies ...

    Authors: Yeonho Kim, Marjan Nabili, Priyanka Acharya, Asis Lopez and Matthew R. Myers

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:5

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  19. Content type: Research

    There is growing evidence that maximal surgical resection of primary intrinsic brain tumours is beneficial, both by improving progression free and overall survival and also by facilitating postoperative chemot...

    Authors: Sophie J. Camp, Vasileios Apostolopoulos, Vasileios Raptopoulos, Amrish Mehta, Kevin O’Neill, Mohammed Awad, Babar Vaqas, David Peterson, Federico Roncaroli and Dipankar Nandi

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2017 5:2

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