HIFU is one of the breakthrough technologies in the history of medicine and has produced wonderful results. This procedure is different from radiation therapy and uses clean and non-ionizing energy to destroy the cancerous tissues. HIFU in prostate treatment is a simple procedure and can be performed as an out-patient basis in a period of 2-4 hours. HIFU uses sound as a source of energy along with a transducer.
HIFU is a precise procedure and is easily customized according to each patient. The physician can decide the prostate treatment plan according to the diagnosis of that particular patient. Some of the benefits of HIFU procedure in prostate treatment are that more than 92% of the patients are treated successfully. Continence in men can be retained for up to 99%. It is not a surgical procedure and no radiation is used. HIFU is considered to be safe and can be repeated if necessary.
Another new breakthrough in the prostate treatment is the Focal HIFU. Here, only the tumor is targeted and not the entire prostate gland. This procedure reduces a lot of side-effects. This is suitable for men, who are at low and intermediate risk of prostate cancer.
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