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Volume 2014, Article ID 537260, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/537260
Review Article

Extracorporeal Ultrasound-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Implications from the Present Clinical Trials

Key Medical Laboratory of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400010, China

Received 13 August 2013; Accepted 16 November 2013; Published 3 April 2014

Academic Editors: M. Altaf, J. Hofmann, and S. Mocellin

Copyright © 2014 Tinghe Yu and Xiao Fu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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