What is Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS)?

Category: Procedures

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Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is a non-invasive procedure that utilizes magnetic resonance imaging to guide a focused ultrasound beam to destroy, or ablate, tissue. This treatment may be used for uterine fibroids.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS)

Side effect Patients Percentage
Short term memory problems 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS).