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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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HIFU Patient Experience: Don's story

It is not unusual for a Vituro Health patient to travel to visit with one of our partner physicians. In the case of 67-year-old Don Hogue, his prostate health journey took him from Pelham, Ala., to the office of our medical director, Dr. Stephen Scionti, in Sarasota, Fla.

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Leading HIFU expert begins U.S.-based program with treatment of first prostate cancer patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., (Dec. 7, 2015) – Patients with prostate cancer are now being treated with minimally invasive, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy, following the October 2015 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory authorization for prostate tissue ablation with the...

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SCIONTI ADVANCED HIFU PROTOCOL

Dr. Scionti has combined his vast skills and experience in treating over 1000 HIFU patients along with his unique highly defined HIFU techniques to develop the Advanced HIFU Protocol which incorporates MRI Fusion guidanceThe Advanced HIFU Protocol is designed to go beyond a standard HIFU treatments...

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CHOOSING AN EXPERT PHYSICIAN CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE

Practice makes perfect, as the saying goes. This especially rings true when it comes to choosing a doctor to treat your prostate cancer. Prostate cancer support groups repeatedly advise members to find an expert, no matter which treatment they have.

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MRI, ULTRASOUND FUSION MAY BOOST PROSTATE BIOPSY YIELD

Medscape (5/19, Johnson) reported that targeted "prostate biopsies that use a fusion of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound can produce a significantly higher yield and might be a replacement for traditional systematic biopsies," according to findings presented at the...

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