This technique has the potential to save sensitive anatomical structures around the prostate to promote better quality of life for the patient.
TULSA Transurethral Ultrasound Ablation technology combines real-time Magnetic Resonance MR imaging with transurethral therapeutic, robotically-driven ultrasound and closed-loop thermal feedback control.
It will be combined with Philips MR-HIFU high intensity focused ultrasound to provide a highly precise treatment tailored to patient-specific anatomy and pathology.
Performed in an interventional MRI setting, it is the natural next step from MR imaging based diagnosis and MR guided prostate biopsy to therapy delivery.
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