Welcome

Turku High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Research Centre is a world-class research facility located in Turku University Hospital (TYKS), Finland.  The research centre has two clinical therapeutic ultrasound systems which are used to treat patients with uterine fibroids, adenomyosis,  bone metastases, osteoid osteomas and prostate cancer. The centre includes doctors, physicists and researchers who carry out research in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) monitoring of therapeutic ultrasound treatment, therapeutic ultrasound modelling and clinical feasibility evaluation.

           

News

28. November 2018: New research article published on Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound: Wedged gel pad for bowel manipulation during MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy to treat uterine fibroids: a case report

14. September 2018: New research article published on Medical Physics journal: Transurethral ultrasound therapy of the prostate in the presence of calcifications: a simulation study

7. March 2018: Tekniikan Maailma article about prostate cancer treatments using therapeutic ultrasound at Turku University Hospital (in Finnish)

2. January 2018: YLE news article about HIFU treatments at Turku University Hospital (in Finnish)

2. January 2018: YLE Areena news video about HIFU treatments at Turku University Hospital (in Finnish)

20. September 2016: Hospital District of Southwest Finland news about starting HIFU treatments at Turku University Hospital (in Finnish)