Tumor-Destroying Sound Waves Receive FDA Approval for Liver Treatment in Humans

October 9, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Pioneered at the University of Michigan, histotripsy, using sound waves to break down tumors, offers a promising alternative to cancer treatments such as surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, which often have significant side effects. HistoSonics was recently given clearance to use histotripsy to destroy targeted liver tissue.

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