HIFU (Hyperthermia Therapy) for Prostate Cancer with World Class Healthcare in Leading Centers in Europe and the Caribbean
Qualifying examinations and a urological procedure carried out at the highest level of professionalism! You are being cared of in an outstanding way from the very moment you cross the door of this hospital. -Patient after HIFU in Prostate Cancer treatment in our facility in Poland
Hyperthermia Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Hyperthermia treatment (or HIFU Treatment) is a type of clinical procedure in which body tissue is exposed to slightly greater temperature levels to damage and kill cancer cells or to make cancer cells much more conscious the effects of radiation and specific anti-cancer medicines. When integrated with radiation therapy, it is called Thermoradio therapy.
Regional hyperthermia for certain tumors is generally received, just like surgically removing a tumor. Whole-body hyperthermia is normally taken into consideration to be a promising experimental cancer treatment.
Hyperthermia is only useful for certain type of cancer, and is not in prevalent use. Hyperthermia is most efficient when made use of along with hifu prostate treatmentvarious other treatments such as radiation therapy, so it is often used as an adjuvant treatment. The most efficient uses are currently being researched. Hyperthermia might kill or weaken cancer cells, and is controlled to restrict the effects on healthy and balanced cells. Tumor cells, with a jumbled and compact general framework, have difficulty dissipating heat. Hyperthermia could consequently trigger cancerous cells to undergo apoptosis (cell death) in direct response to applied heat, while healthy cells could much more conveniently preserve a regular temperature level. Even if the harmful cells do not die outright, they could become a lot more susceptible to ionizing radiation treatment or to specific chemotherapy drugs, which could enable such treatment to be given in smaller sized doses.Intense heating will create denaturation and coagulation of mobile healthy proteins, swiftly eliminating cells within a tumor. More prolonged mild heating to temperatures merely a few degrees above normal can induce much more subtle changes. A moderate heat procedure integrated with other stresses can cause cell death by apoptosis. There are several biochemical results to the heat impact response within the cell, consisting of slowed cell division and enhanced sensitiveness to ionizing radiation therapy.
Hyperthermia can eliminate cells straight, yet its more important use is in mix with various other treatments for cancer cells. Hyperthermia improves blood flow to the heated area, probably doubling perfusion in growths, while enhancing perfusion in typical tissue by ten times or even much more. This boosts the distribution of medications. Hyperthermia additionally increases oxygen delivery to the area, which might make radiation more likely to damages and eliminate cells, as well as protecting against cells from fixing the damage generated during the radiation session.
World Class Healthcare in Europe
International Med Retreat currently offers HIFU treatment in Europe and with it’s sophisticated medical system and internationally recognized hospitals, it is an ideal location to undergo treatment. All physicians that are affiliated with International Med Retreat are American trained and board certified and IMR takes ensuring that you receive the best care personally. Our CEO travels to the countries where we offer treatments and meets with every surgeon and administrator that we work with and inspects all aspects of the hospital that may effect you and your treatment. In order to work with IMR all hospitals must have the most advanced technology and personnel that will personally interact with you must be fluent in English. Click here for a downloadable PDF about HIFU and our experts in Europe.
Cost estimates from other HIFU clinics outside the United States are between $35,000-$50,000, and with it not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration, insurance companies do not cover any costs. By opting for medical travel a patient can receive the same level of care by US standards, but at 60%-70% less with the cost of travel included to the leading center for HIFU in Europe. Watch our patient testimonial below:
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