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Central Florida Prostate Care Offers HIFU Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Celebration, FL. Although there are several treatments are available for prostate cancer and each
has its own significance and side effects. For orlando prostate cancer Central Florida Prostate
Care’s physicians focus on many factors such as age; hereditary, life style of patient, PSA before
determining the suitable treatment for patient.
Central Florida HIFU (or high intensity focused ultrasound) performed at Central Florida Prostate
Care is the advanced and common treatment for prostate cancer. This is the-art technology consist
acoustic ablation technique that utilizes the power of ultrasound waves to destroy infected tissue
with pinpoint accuracy. For this physician focuses HIFU sound waves in a targeted area. They
rapidly increase the temperature in the focal zone to destroy cancer tissues.
Benefits of HIFU:




HIFU reduces the risk of common impotence
Reduce the rate of incontinence.
There is little to no blood loss during procedure.
No need to bear pain of radiation

It is a 1-3 hour, one-time, procedure which is performed on under anesthetic application. HIFU is
different from radiation. It is a non-ionizing process and does not damage healthy tissue. So if
necessary; it can be repeated frequently. Before HIFU doctors will suggest you following things:



Patient may take only liquid diet from the day before surgery.
He cannot consume food or drink after midnight before the procedure.
Before Two hours of HIFU procedure, patient will need to use two enemas.

Doctor at Central Florida Prostate Care gives anesthesia to the patient. They emit ultrasound
waves directly to the prostatic tissue by inserting HIFU device into the rectum. At the starting
they capture real-time images of the prostate gland and surrounding area then programs of
treatment area.
They start treatment under live ultrasound imaging to find accuracy. Duration of treatment may
vary depending on the size of the prostate. But generally it takes one to four hours. After
procedure patient may feel swelling in the prostate as a result of the destruction of infected

tissues. So they inserted suprapubic catheter for 1-4 weeks to make sure that the bladder can
empty properly as your body recovers.
For Orlando prostate cancer treatment they provide one to two hour recovery period at their
treatment facility after HIFU procedure. After that they prescribe some antibiotics and other
medications to be used after HIFU patient may experience some discomfort or body pains after
applications which are normal and temporary side effects.
About Central Florida Prostate Care
Central Florida Prostate Care is the center of excellence for Orlando prostate cancer treatment. Dr.
Richard R. Lotenfoe founded this center in 1994 and since then they have treated many prostate
cancer patients. For further information you can visit www. orlandoprostatecancer.com.


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