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Dr. Bahler completed medical school at Indiana University after finishing a degree in biomedical engineering at Purdue University with highest distinction. He completed his urologic surgery residency at Indiana University, and chose to undergo additional...
HIFU or High Intensity Focused Ultrasound is a focal treatment for prostate cancer that allows precise application of heat to destroy cancer tissue. A probe is placed in the rectum for treatment, and high-energy ultrasound waves are focused on the prostate, which is 1-4centimers away. Importantly, the intervening tissue including the rectum is not heated. […]