Meeting Banner
Abstract #0496

Ablative Efficacy of MR-guided Focused Ultrasound in Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Study

Ali B Syed1, Suzanna Ackroyd1, Daniel Duex1, Victoria Young1, Shreyas Vasanawala1, Pejman Ghanouni1, and Avnesh Thakor1
1Radiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, United States


Performance of MRgFUS in pediatric patients has not been well characterized. Retrospective review of 21 MRgFUS treatments in 9 patients below the age of 18 shows significant reduction in viable tumor volume in a variety of indications including desmoid tumors, vascular malformations, and osteoid osteoma. MRgFUS is an effective ablative therapy in children that warrants further investigation.

This abstract and the presentation materials are available to members only; a login is required.

Join Here