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  1. Content type: Research

    The objective of the study was to describe our early experience with a comprehensive uterine fibroid center and report our results in women seeking a second opinion for management of symptomatic uterine leiomy...

    Authors: Nelly Tan, Timothy D McClure, Christopher Tarnay, Michael T Johnson, David SK Lu and Steven S Raman

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:3

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    To compare one-year all-cause and uterine fibroid (UF)-related direct costs in patients treated with one of the following three uterine-sparing procedures: magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS)...

    Authors: Bijan J Borah, Ginger S Carls, Brian J Moore, Teresa B Gibson, James P Moriarty and Elizabeth A Stewart

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:7

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  3. Content type: Research

    The global prevalence and incidence of renal calculi is reported to be increasing. Of the patients that undergo surgical intervention, nearly half experience symptomatic complications associated with stone fra...

    Authors: Yak-Nam Wang, Julianna C Simon, Bryan W Cunitz, Frank L Starr, Marla Paun, Denny H Liggitt, Andrew P Evan, James A McAteer, Ziyue Liu, Barbrina Dunmire and Michael R Bailey

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:5

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  4. Content type: Research

    A phantom experiment, two thermocouple experiments, three in vivo pig experiments, and a simulated treatment on a healthy human volunteer were conducted to test the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of magnetic r...

    Authors: Sagi Harnof, Zion Zibly, Lilach Shay, Osnat Dogadkin, Arik Hanannel, Yael Inbar, Itay Goor-Aryeh and Israel Caspi

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:9

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  5. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The editors of the Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound, International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound and the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and BioMed Central would like to thank the following people for their t...

    Authors: Arik Hananel, Robert Muratore and Wladyslaw Gedroyc

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:4

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  6. Content type: Editorial

    The field of therapeutic focused ultrasound, which first emerged in the 1940s, has seen significant growth, particularly over the past decade. The eventual widespread clinical adoption of this non-invasive the...

    Authors: Dasha Tyshlek, Jean-Francois Aubry, Gail ter Haar, Arik Hananel, Jessica Foley, Matthew Eames, Neal Kassell and Heather Huff Simonin

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:2

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  7. Content type: Research

    Potential peripheral sources of deep pain can require invasive evocative tests for their assessment. Here we perform research whose ultimate goal is development of a non-invasive evocative test for deep painfu...

    Authors: Abbi M McClintic, Josephine B Garcia, Michael Gofeld, Michel Kliot, John C Kucewicz, John D Loeser, Kristin D Pederson, Rachel E Sparks, Gregory W Terman, Rowen E Tych and Pierre D Mourad

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 2:8

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  8. Content type: Research

    In preparing a patient for a trans-cranial magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound procedure, current practice is to shave the patient’s head on treatment day. Here we present an initial attempt to e...

    Authors: Matthew DC Eames, Arik Hananel, John W Snell, Neal F Kassell and Jean-Francois Aubry

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2014 1:24

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  9. Content type: Research

    Uterine fibroids are common among women at the reproductive age. Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is a novel and a conservative treatment for symptomatic cases. The aim of the stud...

    Authors: Ronit Machtinger, Fiona M Fennessy, Elizabeth A Stewart, Stacey A Missmer, Katharine F Correia and Clare MC Tempany

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:23

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  10. Content type: Research

    The primary goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between increasing output power levels and clot fragmentation during high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)-induced thrombolysis.

    Authors: Golnaz Ahadi, Christian S Welch, Michele J Grimm, David J Fisher, Eyal Zadicario, Karin Ernström, Arne H Voie and Thilo Hölscher

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:22

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  11. Content type: Review

    Although preclinical experiments are ultimately required to evaluate new therapeutic ultrasound exposures and devices prior to clinical trials, in vitro experiments can play an important role in the developmental...

    Authors: Ahmad Alassaf, Adham Aleid and Victor Frenkel

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:21

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  12. Content type: Research

    This research investigates whether modifications to the magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound ablation of uterine fibroid (MRgFUS) system used resulted in improved treatment volumes of uterine fibroids,...

    Authors: Stephen Derek Quinn, John Vedelago, Lesley Regan and Wladyslaw M Gedroyc

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:20

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  13. Content type: Research

    There has previously been a concern about whether it is safe to use minimally invasive methods to treat pedunculated subserosal uterine leiomyomas. The purpose of our study is to evaluate the safety of magneti...

    Authors: Douglas L Brown, Gina K Hesley, Krzysztof R Gorny and Elizabeth A Stewart

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:19

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  14. Content type: Research

    The goal was to test the effects of various combinations of pulse widths (PW) and duty cycles (DC) on high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)-induced sonothrombolysis efficacy using an in vitro flow model. An Ex...

    Authors: Thilo Hölscher, Rema Raman, David J Fisher, Golnaz Ahadi, Eyal Zadicario and Arne Voie

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:18

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  15. Content type: Research

    Phase-shift nanoemulsions (PSNEs) provide cavitation sites when the perfluorocarbon (PFC) nanodroplets (ND) are vaporized to microbubbles by acoustic energy. Their presence lowers the power required to ablate ...

    Authors: Connor Puett, Linsey C Phillips, Paul S Sheeran and Paul A Dayton

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:16

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  16. Content type: Research

    Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) is a relatively new minimally invasive treatment, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2004 for treatments of symptomatic uterine leiomyomas ...

    Authors: Krzysztof R Gorny, Bijan J Borah, Amy L Weaver, Douglas Brown, David A Woodrum, Elizabeth A Stewart and Gina K Hesley

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:15

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  17. Content type: Research

    This study investigated the dynamic changes of tissue attenuation coefficients before, during, and after high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment at different total acoustic powers (TAP) in ex vivo porc...

    Authors: Siavash Rahimian and Jahan Tavakkoli

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:14

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  18. Content type: Review

    Clinical use of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) under ultrasound or MR guidance as a non-invasive method for treating tumors is rapidly increasing. Tens of thousands of patients have been treated for ...

    Authors: Jean-Francois Aubry, Kim Butts Pauly, Chrit Moonen, Gailter Haar, Mario Ries, Rares Salomir, Sham Sokka, Kevin Michael Sekins, Yerucham Shapira, Fangwei Ye, Heather Huff-Simonin, Matt Eames, Arik Hananel, Neal Kassell, Alessandro Napoli, Joo Ha Hwang…

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:13

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  19. Content type: Research

    Low-intensity ultrasound is considered an effective non-invasive therapy to stimulate hard tissue repair, in particular to accelerate delayed non-union bone fracture healing. More recently, ultrasound has been...

    Authors: Sleiman R Ghorayeb, Upen S Patel, A Damien Walmsley and Ben A Scheven

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    Many aspects of the mechanisms involved in ultrasound-mediated therapy remain obscure. In particular, the relative roles of drug and ultrasound, the effect of the time of ultrasound application, and the effect...

    Authors: Natalya Rapoport, Allison Payne, Christopher Dillon, Jill Shea, Courtney Scaife and Roohi Gupta

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:11

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  21. Content type: Case study

    Surgery is the standard of care in several oncologic diseases. However, when non-surgical candidates are not suitable for radical treatment, palliation must be achieved at least. High-intensity focused ultraso...

    Authors: Michele Rossi, Claudio Raspanti, Ernesto Mazza, Ilario Menchi, Angelo Raffaele De Gaudio and Riccardo Naspetti

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:9

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  22. Content type: Research

    Proton resonance frequency shift (PRFS) magnetic resonance (MR) thermometry exploits the local magnetic field changes induced by the temperature dependence of the electron screening constant of water protons. ...

    Authors: Nicole M Hijnen, Aaldert Elevelt, Jeroen Pikkemaat, Clemens Bos, Lambertus W Bartels and Holger Grüll

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:8

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  23. Content type: Research

    The availability of open and versatile software tools is a key feature to facilitate pre-clinical research for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (...

    Authors: Benjamin Zaporzan, Adam C Waspe, Thomas Looi, Charles Mougenot, Ari Partanen and Samuel Pichardo

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:7

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  24. Content type: Review

    The potential impact of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to general medicine and oncology seems very high. However, while in the research area, the development of this technique is very rapid and uncha...

    Authors: Giovanni Borasi, Giorgio Russo, Filippo Alongi, Alan Nahum, GiulianaCarmela Candiano, Alessandro Stefano, MariaCarla Gilardi and Cristina Messa

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:6

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  25. Content type: Research

    The development of ultrasound for use in dental tissues is hampered by the complex, multilayered nature of the teeth. The purpose of this preliminary study was to obtain the phase and group velocities associat...

    Authors: Sleiman R Ghorayeb, Panagiotis Petrakis, Michael McGrath and Ben A Scheven

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:5

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  26. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to describe targeting accuracy in functional neurosurgery using incisionless transcranial magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound technology.

    Authors: David Moser, Eyal Zadicario, Gilat Schiff and Daniel Jeanmonod

    Citation: Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound 2013 1:17