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IMAGING Management

MRI-Guided Ultrasound to Treat Tremor Gets OK From FDA

2016 12 Jul

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to a focused ultrasound device that uses magnetic resonance (MR) images taken during the procedure to treat essential tremor in patients who have not responded to medication. ExAblate Neuro, manufactured by InSightec in Dallas, Texas, delivers focused ultrasound to destroy brain tissue... Read more

Health Management

Focused Ultrasound and the Brain

2014 08 Nov

Why is high-intensity focused ultrasound being explored to treat the brain? For a number of brain disorders focused ultrasound (FUS) will represent a treatment that is either superior to best current therapy, or fulfils an unmet clinical need. The driving factor is a validation of the technology. It doesn’t take an enormous leap of faith to appreciate... Read more

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