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CLINICAL IMAGE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 196-198

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for leiomyoma and adenomyosis: An alternative nonvascular approach


Department of Radiology, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Dr. Minh Duc Nguyen
Department of Radiology, Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, 2 Duong Quang Trung, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/GMIT.GMIT_19_19

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Magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) surgery is a promisingly alternative method for the treatment of symptomatic leiomyoma and adenomyosis. In this article, we mainly aim to introduce two totally typical patients with leiomyoma and adenomyosis who underwent MRgFUS surgery successfully without any severe complications at our interventional radiology center. Our results revealed that focused ultrasound surgery is an innovatively safe and nonvascular approach which should be taken into consideration for the treatment of patients with symptomatic leiomyoma and adenomyosis.


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