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Task Group No. 193 - Image-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (FUS)

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  1. To review the literature and summarize the historical development of HIFU therapy, clinical findings to date, and current trends in research.
  2. To review relevant clinical products and describe the components in detail with an assessment of capabilities and current technology limitations.
  3. To recommend standards for quality assurance and quality management, including commissioning, periodic QA, patient-specific QA, and periodic QM.
  4. To determine criteria for designing and establishing an FUS facility including equipment, personnel resources, protocols, and credentialing.
  5. To recommend documentation standards for prescribing, reporting, and recording MRgFUS treatment data.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 9/21/2009
End: 12/31/2011
Committee Keywords: TG193

Rajiv Chopra
Task Group Chair

David Schlesinger
Task Group Co-Chair

2015 Roster

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There are 4 members and guests.
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VOTING Appointments
Stanley H. Benedict, PhD

8/2/2012  Member
Rajiv . Chopra, PhD

1/1/2013  Task Group Chair
no coi on file
Eduardo G. Moros, PhD

8/1/2012  Member
David J. Schlesinger, PhD

1/1/2013  Task Group Co-Chair

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed