NEW! FDA CLEARED TECHNOLOGY
HIFU – High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
Traditional prostate cancer treatments — Radiation and Prostatectomy — can have a negative impact on your quality of life. Common side effects are urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction.
Is HIFU an option for you?
Watch this short video to learn more.
Central Ohio Urology Group is pleased to be among the designated practices in the country offering HIFU.
HIFU is safe, minimally invasive and radiation free! You will get to go home the same day and even get back to your regular activities the next.
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Step 1 – Image
Transducer in probe acquires images of the prostate
Step 2 – Plan
Physician plans or maps out which tissue to target
Step 3 – Treat
Small lesions are created in the prostate at the mapped out focal points. This is repeated until all targeted tissue is destroyed.
Benefits of HIFU over traditional prostate cancer treatments
- Outpatient, 1-4 hour procedure
- No blood loss
- Radiation free
- Quick recovery time
- Return to normal lifestyle within a few days
- Low risk of erectile dysfunction and incontinence