What are the side effects associated with the HIFU prostate cancer treatment?

The main known side effects of the HIFU treatment (total treatment of the gland) are: narrowing of the prostatic urethra (stenosis) that may occur in the months following treatment, stress urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction.

The first results of focal treatment show excellent preservation of quality of life with minimal impact on urinary and sexual functions.

Source: Focal One patient booklet ©EDAP TMS