All the testimonials that I read (about the Ablatherm®) emphasized its lifestyle benefits compared with other treatments, and make me regret not having been able to choose it as my first-line treatment.
The prostate is a small gland in the male reproductive system. The main function of the prostate, which is located underneath the bladder, is to produce seminal fluid for semen. It is subject to a range of diseases including cancer.
The HIFU treatment destroys the prostate tumor by 'cooking' the prostate with focused ultrasound. HIFU treatment is an effective, non-invasive (incisionless) treatment that preserves the patient's quality of life.