Sonablate 500 allows users to target specific regions of interest within the prostate using Sonablate’s integrated ultrasound imaging, MRI/US fusion, sophisticated planning and monitoring tools. Our Sonablate fusion software allows segmented and annotated DICOM radiology images to be imported and fused with live ultrasound images acquired with the Sonablate probe.
Sonablate 500 allows users to precisely ablate targeted tumors with pinpoint accuracy while sparing untargeted tissue and vital structures. Sound energy passes through intervening untargeted tissue to create a focal “shot” of ablation 10 mm by 3 mm by 3 mm in size. A series of shots are combined to cover the tissue targeted for ablation.
Sonablate 500 HIFU tissue destruction is tracked using real-time ultrasound imaging along with advanced Tissue Change Monitoring (TCM) software. TCM is a unique, quantitative software module that displays real-time changes occurring in prostate tissue ablated with HIFU. Rather than depicting changes in temperature, TCM provides a direct assessment of the degree of tissue destruction.
Focal Prostate HIFU with Sonablate 500.
University College London Focal HIFU Studies utilizing the Sonablate 500 system
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