Study shows HIFU preserves quality of life

April 22, 2016

HIFU has traditionally been used to treat the entire prostate gland. However, recent studies suggest that partial gland, or focal, HIFU treatment may be a safer and effective treatment in select patients. The largest study to date on focal HIFU treatment has just been presented with exciting results.

Blog Tags: HIFU and Quality of life.

Patient Perspective: Don Hogue

April 8, 2016

It is not unusual for a Vituro Health patient to travel to visit with one of our partner physicians. In the case of 67-year-old Don Hogue, his prostate health journey took him from Pelham, Ala., to the office of our medical director, Dr. Stephen Scionti, in Sarasota, Fla.

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HIFU: Experience Matters

April 1, 2016

When you are diagnosed with prostate cancer and presented with treatment options by your doctor, you have a lot to consider. If HIFU therapy is one of the options available to you, we have another consideration to add to the list: the experience of your HIFU physician.

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What is concierge medicine?

March 25, 2016

What comes to mind when you hear the word “concierge”? A hotel employee who tends to the needs of visitors, perhaps?

It might surprise you to learn that this idea of personalized care also has a place in the healthcare industry, and according to our doctors, will continue to become more well-known and available to patients.


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