Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 29th, 2005
If effective, this outpatient procedure could become a potential non-invasive treatment alternative to lumpectomies or surgical removal of breast tumors and the surrounding area of normal tissue.
The ExAblate 2000 combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with highly-focused ultrasound to non-invasively thermally ablate (destroy) tumors in the body. Currently, the technology is used to treat uterine fibroids, a benign...
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