Latest Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation Stories

2014-02-19 16:24:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center and SonaCare Medical, LLC (SonaCare Medical), a global leader in minimally invasive focused therapeutic ultrasound technologies, announced a collaboration to develop tools and clinical procedures based on the use of advanced focused therapeutic ultrasound technology. Together, NYU Langone Medical Center and SonaCare Medical anticipate providing physician education, training and technology development across...

2014-01-07 12:28:34

Novel SonaSurgery Treatment, Using "Sound Based Therapy," Will Be Introduced CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, LLC (SonaCare Medical), a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, will present at the upcoming J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference being held in San Francisco, CA. Michael Klein, Chief Executive Officer of SonaCare Medical, will present on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. PST. SonaCare...

3-D holograms Used To Detect Damages To Organs
2013-09-08 07:04:40

AlphaGalileo Foundation Recently converted in one of the youngest residents of Silicon Valley, California, the high-tech Mexican enterprise Echopixel created software that allows the medical doctor to look and manipulate on their desk third dimension (3-D) holograms of various organs obtained from ultrasound, CT or MRI scans. Thanks to their computer system called Z-Space, the physician can use a flat screen on their desk and project a 3-D copy of the heart, liver, intestine, pancreas...

2011-08-10 09:20:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation has announced its latest Research Award recipient is Nathan McDannold, Ph.D. The $112,002 award will support McDannold's efforts to increase the regions in the brain that can be safely targeted by MR-guided focused ultrasound, an innovative, noninvasive medical technology being championed by the Foundation. "We hope to increase the number of patients with brain tumors or other central...

2011-07-26 15:39:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypoxic (oxygen-deprived) tumor cells usually resist radiation and chemotherapy, making them a key challenge in treating cancer. Researcher Xin Chen, Ph.D. believes that MR-guided focused ultrasound could reduce this problem, benefiting patients with malignant solid tumors in areas such as the liver, prostate and breast. Chen, who is an assistant professor in the Department Radiation Oncology at University of Arkansas for...

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