Salvage Ablation for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Derek J. Lomas; David A. Woodrum; Lance A. Mynderse


Curr Opin Urol. 2021;31(3):188-193. 

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Salvage High-intensity Focused Ultrasound

HIFU is a thermal ablation option for primary and recurrent prostate cancer. In this procedure, most commonly a transrectal probe is used to deliver focused ultrasound energy to heat and ablate a portion or the entire prostate although transurethral ablation is also available.[20]