interventional ultrasound


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interventional ultrasound

The use of ultrasonography as a guide for local injections or for the placement of catheters, needles, or probes into body cavities or tumors. Interventional ultrasound is used to treat hepatocellular carcinoma, prostate cancer, and other solid tumors.
See also: ultrasound
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Perioperative, Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound is an extremely comprehensive text on the use of ultrasound in anaesthesia and some areas of critical care.
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