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This is a feasibility study to determine safety and the ability of HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound)to selectively destroy prostate cancer tissue in men who demonstrate local recurrence of prostate cancer following radiation treatment.
This is a feasibility study to determine the safety and the ability of HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound)to selectively destroy prostate cancer tissue in men who demonstrate local recurrence of prostate cancer following radiation treatment. All participants will receive treatment with HIFU and be monitored closely for recurrence of disease (if any),quality of life and adverse events.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
London Health Sciences Centre
Lawson Health Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:03-0400
This phase II trial studies how well high-intensity focused ultrasound works in treating participants with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer. High-intensity focused ultrasound use...
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Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).
The use of focused, high-frequency sound waves to destroy tissue. It is sometimes used in conjunction with but is distinct from INTERVENTIONAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
The use of HIGH-ENERGY SHOCK WAVES, in the frequency range of 20-60 kHz, to cut through or remove tissue. The tissue fragmentation by ultrasonic surgical instruments is caused by mechanical effects not heat as with HIGH-INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND ABLATION.
The application of high intensity ultrasound to liquids.
A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
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