DE3300121A1 - Method and apparatus for imaging and thermal treatment of tissue by means of ultrasonically - Google Patents

Method and apparatus for imaging and thermal treatment of tissue by means of ultrasonically

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DE3300121A1
DE3300121A1 DE19833300121 DE3300121A DE3300121A1 DE 3300121 A1 DE3300121 A1 DE 3300121A1 DE 19833300121 DE19833300121 DE 19833300121 DE 3300121 A DE3300121 A DE 3300121A DE 3300121 A1 DE3300121 A1 DE 3300121A1
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ultrasonically
imaging
tissue
apparatus
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David H R Vilkomerson
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Technicare Corp
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Technicare Corp
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/08Detecting organic movements or changes, e.g. tumours, cysts, swellings
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N7/00Ultrasound therapy
    • A61N7/02Localised ultrasound hyperthermia
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/00008Vein tendon strippers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/28Surgical forceps
    • A61B17/2812Surgical forceps with a single pivotal connection
    • A61B17/282Jaws
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/00017Electrical control of surgical instruments
    • A61B2017/00137Details of operation mode
    • A61B2017/00154Details of operation mode pulsed
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B90/00Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
    • A61B90/36Image-producing devices or illumination devices not otherwise provided for
    • A61B90/37Surgical systems with images on a monitor during operation
    • A61B2090/378Surgical systems with images on a monitor during operation using ultrasound
DE19833300121 1982-01-07 1983-01-04 Method and apparatus for imaging and thermal treatment of tissue by means of ultrasonically Ceased DE3300121A1 (en)

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DE3709404A1 (en) * 1987-03-21 1988-11-10 Schubert Werner Treatment device
US5209221A (en) * 1988-03-01 1993-05-11 Richard Wolf Gmbh Ultrasonic treatment of pathological tissue
DE4310923A1 (en) * 1993-04-02 1994-10-06 Siemens Ag Therapeutic device for treating pathological tissue by means of a catheter
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