High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU, or sometimes MRgFUS for magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound) is a medical procedure that applies high intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat and destroy diseased or damaged tissue through ablation. HIFU is used to treat some types of cancer. In this case, the doctor uses high-frequency waves to target and kill cancer cells in one specific area of the body. This procedure is considered minimally invasive.
Pantai Hospital Penang is a multi-specialty hospital in Malaysia, and is amongst the renowned hospitals of Parkway Pantai Limited (Pantai Group). It is a 190-bed hospital with first-rate outpatient, inpatient and critical care facilities among all the important specialties including a centre for stroke treatment, cardiology, neurology, laparoscopic surgery and orthopaedics, interventional radiology, and Emergency department. The hospital, along with top-notch infrastructure and cutting edge technology, has over 48 resident doctors along with 13 sessional and 2 visiting specialists who are highly trained and experienced in their field of expertise.
Gleneagles Penang Hospital is a renowned tertiary care providing multispecialty hospital in Malaysia, established in 1973. The hospital offers a range of comprehensive healthcare services and has a capacity of 360 beds is fully-updated with advance technology and modern infrastructure. Gleneagles Penang Hospital is a world class facility with facilities and services in a number of specialties, having a team of highly-qualified medical professionals and skilled support staff.