Diseases and Conditions

Focused ultrasound is a platform technology that has the potential to transform the treatment of a variety of medical conditions.

There is a large and growing number of clinical applications for focused ultrasound that are in various stages of research, development and commercialization.

UK Focused Ultrasound Development Status

There are currently 34 indications in various stages of development in the UK and more than 160 around the world. Worldwide, 32 have regulatory approval, and in the UK, 13 have achieved CE Marking. Download this graphic here.

Status by Disease Category

State of Research and Regulatory Approvals by Body System

The chart above is an overview of the landscape of focused ultrasound around the world. Click the image to view the chart in more detail within the US based Focused Ultrasound Foundation’s 2021 State of the Field Report.

The majority of the indications are early-stage. Currently, no indications have universal insurance reimbursement.

This information is provided by the manufacturers. It is correct to the best of our knowledge.

Focused ultrasound is being investigated to treat more than 130 conditions in a wide range of specialties. The following information is available from the US based Focused Ultrasound Foundation’s website and will open in a new tab.