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7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound (Virtual)
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/8/2020 to 11/13/2020
When: November 8-13, 2020
Where: United States

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The 7th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound will address a wide range of topics as the field of focused ultrasound continues to grow. 

The program will explore the latest in using focused ultrasound to treat a range of conditions across oncology, neurology, women's health, cardiovascular disease, pediatrics, and more. We will also address challenges to widespread adoption – such as technology gaps and commercialization efforts.

The following is a detailed list of topics that will be covered at the symposium.

Brain
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain
  • Brain tumors
  • Blood-brain barrier opening
Cancer & Benign Tumors
  • Immunotherapy
  • Liquid biopsy
  • Prostate
  • Pancreatic
  • Liver & biliary tract
  • Colorectal
  • Esophageal
  • Lung
  • Kidney
  • Bladder
  • Head and neck
  • Bone
  • Melanoma
  • Thyroid
  • Ovarian
  • Breast
  • Uterine fibroids and adenomyosis
  • Soft tissue tumors: desmoid, sarcoma, neurofibromatosis
Musculoskeletal
  • Arthritis: hand, hip, knee, ankle
  • Back pain: facetogenic, sacroiliac 
  • Rotator cuff
Cardiovascular
  • Valve calcifications
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac hypertrophy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Congenital heart anomalies
  • Peripherial arterial disease
  • Varicose veins
  • Deep vein thrombosis
Veterinary
  • Arthritis
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Bone tumors
  • Liver tumors
  • Bladder tumors
  • Brain tumors
  • Spay/neuter
  • Oral melanoma
  • Chronic wound healing
Education
  • Educational opportunities
  • Training, credentialing, certification
Commercialization
  • Regulatory
  • Reimbursement: coding and billing
  • Site success
  • Advocacy
  • Financing
  • Employment opportunities
  • Investment opportunities
Research
  • Funding opportunities
  • Data sharing and open science
  • Clinical trials
  • Registries
  • Employment opportunities
History & Future of Focused Ultrasound
  • State of the field
  • Globalization
Technology
  • Commercial offerings
  • Breakthroughs 
  • Gaps
  • Standards and quality assurance
  • Simulation and patient selection
  • Treatment planning, monitoring, and evaluation
Mechanisms of Action
  • Tissue destruction
  • Therapeutic delivery
  • Radiation sensitization
  • Clot lysis
  • Stem cell homing

If you wish to receive email communications about the meeting, please contact communications@fusfoundation.org.

 

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