Genitourinary Applications of MR-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound

Fergus V. Coakley, Steven S. Raman, Antonio C. Westphalen

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Magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy is a novel and non-invasive treatment option for both benign and malignant tumors. In this article, we provide an overview of its basic technical features and biological effects, and describe the main genitourinary applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number76
JournalCurrent Radiology Reports
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 14 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Genitourinary applications
  • High-intensity focused ultrasound
  • Magnetic resonance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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