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Human High Intensity Ultrasound

Core Facilities

High Intensity Focused UltrasoundHuman MR-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

Description: Clinical MR-guided HIFU System, FDA-approved for treating essential tremor

Manufacturer: Insightec (Tirat Carmel, Israel)

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  • High intensity focused ultrasound treatment in clinical setting

  • Compatible with 3T human MRI

  • FDA approved for treatment of essential tremor



  •  1024-element phased array US transducers

  •  Operating between 220 kHz to 680 KHz

  • Electronic steering under MR image guidance





Template for NIH "Facilities and Other Resources"

This template (to come) is for the Human MR-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), which can be used in the "Facilities and Other Resources" page of NIH applications. Before using this template, please contact your collaborator to ensure the information is correct and up to date.