The Sonablate® Procedure

Sonablate is a medical device designed for precise ablation of prostate tissue using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) energy.
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A HIFU Procedure Day

Wake up, get ready, and head to the treatment facility.

Patients will need to complete their bowel prep per their MD’s instruction. This is comparable to a prostate biopsy bowel prep.

6:00am – 7:00am | Arrive at treatment facility, be greeted by staff, and enter procedure preparation area.

Patients will typically be asked to arrive at the treatment facility at least an hour before the procedure.

7:00am – 10:00am | Sonablate HIFU Procedure

A typical HIFU procedure lasts between 2-4 hours (depending on the size of the prostate) and is either done under general anesthesia or an epidural and IV sedation. During the procedure a catheter will be put in place to help with urination, and will stay in place until the physician is confident it is no longer needed.

10:00am – 12:00pm | Recovery

After the HIFU procedure, patients can expect to be in recovery for about 1-2 hours, prior to leaving the treatment facility.

5:30pm | Go out for a celebratory dinner.

While it is recommended for patients to take things easy, most patients feel well enough to enjoy mild activities the same evening as their procedure, such as going out to dinner or taking a walk.

Enjoy a nice evening of rest in the comfort of your own home.

No overnight hospital stay is required.

Please note that this is provided as an example only. Each facility manages HIFU patients and procedures differently.

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Regulatory Statement

Sonablate® has 510(K) clearance in the U.S. and is indicated for the transrectal high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation of prostatic tissue. Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.

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