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Synonyms for ultrasound

very high frequency sound

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using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)

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Disclaimer: The manuscript was included as part of mastership thesis "High-intensity focused ultrasound in treatment of breast fibroadenomas".
Cornwall Medical Group is Hong Kong's first medical service provider specializing in High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).
Patient selection guidelines in MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound surgery of uterine fibroids: a pictorial guide to relevant findings in screening pelvic MRI.
"High-intensity focused ultrasound seems to be less popular than cryolipolysis.
Goodson studied high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) under Steve Scionti, world-renowned for his advanced diagnostic methods and HIFU treatment advances.
The current ablation techniques include cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), high-intensity focused ultrasound and microwave ablation (MWA).
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a promising noninvasive technology, which can rapidly produce a local high temperature of more than 70[degrees]C in target tissues for the purpose of thermal ablation [1, 2].
Napoli et al., "Systematic review of high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation in the treatment of breast cancer," British Journal of Surgery, vol.
High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and hypersplenism: preliminary study.
High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a minimally invasive therapy modality in which ultrasound beams are concentrated at a focal region, producing a rise of temperature and selective ablation within the focal volume and leaving surrounding tissues intact [1].
Ciolina et al., "MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound: current status of an emerging technology," CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Gelet, "Technology insight: high-intensity focused ultrasound for urologic cancers," Nature Clinical Practice Urology, vol.
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is an example of focused ultrasound that has already been shown as an effective and safe treatment in body contouring [10,11].
13 -- High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a highly precise medical procedure that applies high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat and destroy diseased or damaged tissue through ablation.HIFU is one modality of therapeutic ultrasound, involving minimally invasive or non-invasive methods to direct acoustic energy into the body.In HIFU therapy, ultrasound beams are focused on diseased tissue, and due to the significant energy deposition at the focus, temperature within the tissue can rise to levels from 65deg to 85degC, destroying the diseased tissue by coagulation necrosis.
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