High-intensity focused ultrasound in the treatment of bone tumors

Another treatment option for palliation and primary treatment?


  • See referenced original article on pages 3934-42, this issue.


High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a new therapy for the treatment of primary and metastatic bone tumors. Well-designed clinical trials are necessary comparing HIFU to commonly accepted treatments before we know the exact role of this new modality.