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HIFU (part 1) - Dr. Richard Chopp - Urology Team

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Published on Nov 22, 2010

(0:09) Dr. Richard Chopp. President and senior member of the Urology Team talking about HIFU, which stands for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound.

(0:33) New cases per year and deaths per year.

(1:04) Treatment while maintaining quality of life.

(1:42) What HIFU is, what is does, etc.

(3:08) Diagrams and images of the HIFU machine and technology.

(3:56) Detailed explanation of how HIFU works within the body.

(5:26) HIFU probe within prostate.

(6:30) HIFU research

(7:28) Who qualifies for HIFU?

(8:04) Second qualification - They should have a PSA of less than 10. PSA is a blood test that stands for Prostate Specific Antigen...

(8:50) Third qualification - We like to have folks with a Gleason Score of less than 7...

(9:52) Fourth qualification - Patients with Prostate Volume of 40cc or less...

(10:23) HIFU Centers and number of patients treated

(10:54) Who else can qualify for HIFU treatment?

(11:33) HIFU procedure expectations

If you have any questions or would like to schedule your visit, contact the Urology Team at (512) 231-1444.

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