Ph: 614-442-3000
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4845 Knightsbridge Blvd. Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43214
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Who Qualifies for HIFU?

Ideal HIFU candidate:

  • Localized prostate cancer
  • PSA < 10
  • Gleason < 7
  • Prostate Volume 40 cc
  • Other patients may also qualify and should discuss their specific case with a physician.

The Sonablate® HIFU Procedure

  • 1-4 hour outpatient procedure, depending on size of prostate
  • Spinal/epidural anesthesia with light sedative
  • Therapy is delivered through a transrectal probe after patient is numbed from the waist down
  • 1-2 hour recovery at HIFU treatment facility
  • After procedure, most patients resume normal lifestyle within a few days
  • In most cases, HIFU is a one time procedure. It is non-surgical, radiation free and has minimal blood loss.

If you are interested in HIFU, you will need to know the following:
  • PSA
  • Gleason
  • Prostate Volume (very important)
  • Other therapies/treatments and any relevant medical history

hifu focal point illustration Sonablate (R) 500
The Sonablate® 500 is a medical device that uses HIFU to thermally ablate the prostate using a transrectal probe.

Contact Riverside today to learn more about this revolutionary, minimally invasive treatment now available as a treatment option in the U.S.

Call our office at 614-442-3000 to
book an appointment!