Setting expectations in patients with prostate cancer receiving HIFU

“[Patients]… need to understand what they’re gaining and what they’re giving up,” says Samuel J. Peretsman, MD, in this video.

In this video, the second installment of Urology Times® Editorial Consultant J. Brantley Thrasher, MD,’s recent interview with Samuel J. Peretsman, MD, regarding high-intensity focused ultrasound, Peretsman explains what he tells patients undergoing HIFU to expect postoperatively. Peretsman is with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Thrasher is executive director of the American Board of Urology.

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