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Dr. Stephen Scionti

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Is HIFU covered by insurance? UPDATE May 2018

HIFU technology was approved by the FDA on October 9, 2015.   I have personally treated well over 350 patients in Sarasota since the opening of the Vituro Health Sarasota HIFU Center of Excellence Program.  So, it is reasonable to assume that since the FDA approved HIFU, then, of course, it...

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Does HIFU treatment require a TURP  procedure first?


Is a TURP required for HIFU: The short answer is sometimes. Continue reading to learn more about the use of TURP with HIFU. Note that Focal or Targeted MRI Fusion Guided HIFU treatment to only a region of the prostate  gland does NOT require a TYRP.

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FDA mandated HIFU Training

HIFU training was mandated by the FDA when HIFU was approved on October 9, 2015.

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