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  1. Ultrasound with frequencies in the kilohertz range has been demonstrated to promote biological effects and has been suggested as a non-invasive tool for tissue healing and repair. However, many challenges exis...

    Authors: Upen S Patel, Sleiman R Ghorayeb, Yuki Yamashita, Folorunsho Atanda, A Damien Walmsley and Ben A Scheven

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  2. Sonodynamic therapy (SDT) is a new approach for cancer treatment. Repair by reoxygenation induces cell damage in all treatment which uses photo- and sonosensitizers. In this study, the in vivo antitumor effect...

    Authors: Mahboobeh Alamolhoda and Manijhe Mokhtari-Dizaji

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:10

    Content type: Research

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  3. A tissue-mimicking phantom that accurately represents human-tissue properties is important for safety testing and for validating new imaging techniques. To achieve a variety of desired human-tissue properties,...

    Authors: Alexis I. Farrer, Henrik Odéen, Joshua de Bever, Brittany Coats, Dennis L. Parker, Allison Payne and Douglas A. Christensen

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  4. During high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) surgical procedures, there is a need to rapidly ablate pathological tissue while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. Current techniques are limited by relativel...

    Authors: Linsey C. Moyer, Kelsie F. Timbie, Paul S. Sheeran, Richard J. Price, G. Wilson Miller and Paul A. Dayton

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  5. Magnetic resonance (MR)-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound has emerged as a clinical option for palliative treatment of painful bone metastases, with MR thermometry (MRT) used for treatment monitoring. I...

    Authors: Mie K Lam, Merel Huisman, Robbert J Nijenhuis, Maurice AAJ van den Bosch, Max A Viergever, Chrit TW Moonen and Lambertus W Bartels

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  6. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a promising, non-invasive technique in treating benign thyroid nodules (TNs). The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of HIFU to induce clinically meaning...

    Authors: Huedayi Korkusuz, Niklas Fehre, Michael Sennert, Christian Happel and Frank Grünwald

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  7. The aim of the proposed study was to conduct a feasibility study using a flat rectangular (3 × 10 mm2) transducer operating at 5 MHz for removing atherosclerotic plaque in an in vivo model. The proposed method ca...

    Authors: Christakis Damianou, Christos Christofi and Nicos Mylonas

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  8. A prototype magnetic resonance image (MRI)-conditional robot was developed for navigating a high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) system in order to treat prostate cancer transrectally.

    Authors: Christos Yiallouras, Kleanthis Ioannides, Tetiana Dadakova, Matt Pavlina, Michael Bock and Christakis Damianou

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  9. The aim of our multicenter study was to assess the clinical outcome and safety of ultrasound (US)-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in patients with breast fibroadenoma (FA).

    Authors: Roussanka Kovatcheva, Jean-Noël Guglielmina, Marc Abehsera, Loïc Boulanger, Nicolas Laurent and Edouard Poncelet

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2015 3:1

    Content type: Research

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  10. Authors: Michele Anzidei, Alessandro Napoli, Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Fulvio Zaccagna, Federica Ciolina, Giulia Brachetti, Mario Bezzi and Carlo Catalano

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2(Suppl 1):A19

    Content type: Meeting abstract

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  11. Authors: Federica Ciolina, Fabrizio Boni, Fulvio Zaccagna, Luca Bertaccini, Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Vincenzo Noce, Carola Palla, Alessandro Napoli and Carlo Catalano

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2(Suppl 1):A18

    Content type: Meeting abstract

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  12. Authors: Michele Anzidei, Alessandro Napoli, Giulia Brachetti, Maurizio Del Monte, Daniel De Olivera, Fabrizio Andrani, Carola Palla, Luca Bertaccini, Daniela Musio, Vincenzo Tombolini and Carlo Catalano

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2(Suppl 1):A17

    Content type: Meeting abstract

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  13. Authors: Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Alessandro Napoli, Federica Pediconi, Luisa Di Mare, Carola Palla, Marianna Telesca, Elena Miglio, Maria Ida Amabile, Grazia Marangi, Giulia d’Amati, Massimo Monti and Carlo Catalano

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2(Suppl 1):A16

    Content type: Meeting abstract

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  14. Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2(Suppl 1):A9

    Content type: Meeting abstract

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  15. Recent clinical studies confirmed the high potential of MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) in the field of functional neurosurgery. While its ability for precise thermo-ablation within soft tissue is widely...

    Authors: Daniel Coluccia, Javier Fandino, Serge Marbacher, Salome Erhardt, Jenny Kienzler, Ernst Martin and Beat Werner

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  16. Current clinical targets for transcranial magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (tcMRgFUS) are all located close to the geometric center of the skull convexity, which minimizes challenges related to foc...

    Authors: Henrik Odéen, Joshua de Bever, Scott Almquist, Alexis Farrer, Nick Todd, Allison Payne, John W Snell, Douglas A Christensen and Dennis L Parker

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:19

    Content type: Research

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  17. Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) allows for precisethermal ablation of target tissues. While this emerging modality is increasinglyused for the treatment of various types of extrac...

    Authors: Daniel Coluccia, Javier Fandino, Lucia Schwyzer, Ruth O’Gorman, Luca Remonda, Javier Anon, Ernst Martin and Beat Werner

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:17

    Content type: Case study

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  18. Magnetic resonance-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) has recently emerged as an effective treatment option for painful bone metastases. We describe here the first experience with volumetric MR...

    Authors: Merel Huisman, Mie K Lam, Lambertus W Bartels, Robbert J Nijenhuis, Chrit T Moonen, Floor M Knuttel, Helena M Verkooijen, Marco van Vulpen and Maurice A van den Bosch

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  19. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) allows to inflict intracorporal thermal lesions without penetrating the skin or damaging the surrounding tissue. This analysis intends to assess the magnitude of HIFU-i...

    Authors: Huedayi Korkusuz, Niklas Fehre, Michael Sennert, Christian Happel and Frank Grünwald

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:18

    Content type: Research

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  20. This is a first-in-human study to determine the efficacy and tolerability ofa new method of treating glaucoma using a low-power, low-frequency, focusedtherapeutic ultrasound for glaucoma (TUG) device designed ...

    Authors: Donald Schwartz, John Samples and Olga Korosteleva

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:15

    Content type: Research

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  21. Occlusion of blood vessels using high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a potential treatment for arteriovenous malformations and other neurovascular disorders. However, attempting HIFU-induced vessel occ...

    Authors: Cameron L Hoerig, Joseph C Serrone, Mark T Burgess, Mario Zuccarello and T Douglas Mast

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  22. The blood-brain barrier (BBB) protects the brain by preventing the entry of largemolecules; this poses a major obstacle for the delivery of drugs to the brain. Anovel technique using focused ultrasound (FUS) e...

    Authors: Chenchen Bing, Michelle Ladouceur-Wodzak, Clinton R Wanner, John M Shelton, James A Richardson and Rajiv Chopra

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  23. Renal sympathetic denervation has recently gained clinical relevance for the treatment of therapy-resistant hypertension. Denervation is currently mainly performed using catheter-based transarterial radiofrequ...

    Authors: Patrick Freyhardt, Lilian Heckmann, Alexander Beck, Nicola Stolzenburg, Jörg Schnorr, Julia Kamp, Jan L Rinnenthal, Bernd Hamm, Rolf W Günther and Florian Streitparth

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  24. Therapeutic ultrasound (US) is used for a variety of clinical pathologies and is thought to accelerate tissue repair and help with pain reduction via its thermal and nonthermal effects. The evidence on physiol...

    Authors: Shaguftha Sultana Shaik, Joy C MacDermid, Trevor Birmingham, Ruby Grewal and Baseer Farooq

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. Radiofrequency (RF) subthalamotomies have been proposed since the 1960s to treat patients suffering from Parkinson's disease (PD). Recently, the magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound technology (MR...

    Authors: Anouk Magara, Robert Bühler, David Moser, Milek Kowalski, Payam Pourtehrani and Daniel Jeanmonod

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:11

    Content type: Research

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