EP1121078A1 - Tissue cooling system for use with laser probes - Google Patents

Tissue cooling system for use with laser probes

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Publication number
EP1121078A1
EP1121078A1 EP19990947791 EP99947791A EP1121078A1 EP 1121078 A1 EP1121078 A1 EP 1121078A1 EP 19990947791 EP19990947791 EP 19990947791 EP 99947791 A EP99947791 A EP 99947791A EP 1121078 A1 EP1121078 A1 EP 1121078A1
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Prior art keywords
laser
cooling system
use
probe
tissue
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EP19990947791
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German (de)
English (en)
French (fr)
Inventor
Panagiotis Economides
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Economides Panagiotis
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Panagiotis Economides
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B18/20Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser
    • A61B18/203Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser applying laser energy to the outside of the body
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00005Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe
    • A61B2018/00011Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids
    • A61B2018/00017Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids with gas
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00005Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe
    • A61B2018/00011Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids
    • A61B2018/00023Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids closed, i.e. without wound contact by the fluid
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00005Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe
    • A61B2018/00011Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids
    • A61B2018/00029Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids open
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00315Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body for treatment of particular body parts
    • A61B2018/00452Skin
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F7/00Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body
    • A61F7/02Compresses or poultices for effecting heating or cooling
    • A61F2007/0282Compresses or poultices for effecting heating or cooling for particular medical treatments or effects
    • A61F2007/0288Compresses or poultices for effecting heating or cooling for particular medical treatments or effects during operations
EP19990947791 1998-10-16 1999-10-14 Tissue cooling system for use with laser probes Withdrawn EP1121078A1 (en)

Priority Applications (3)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GR98100382 1998-10-16
GR98100382 1998-10-16
PCT/GR1999/000039 WO2000023018A1 (en) 1998-10-16 1999-10-14 Tissue cooling system for use with laser probes

Publications (1)

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EP1121078A1 true true EP1121078A1 (en) 2001-08-08

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EP19990947791 Withdrawn EP1121078A1 (en) 1998-10-16 1999-10-14 Tissue cooling system for use with laser probes

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WO (1) WO2000023018A1 (da)

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EP2027827B1 (en) 2007-08-24 2012-03-07 Ellipse A/S Skin cooling for a dermatologic treatment procedure

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DE8713858U1 (da) * 1987-10-15 1988-02-25 Cadena Medical Laser Gmbh, 4800 Bielefeld, De
US5344418A (en) * 1991-12-12 1994-09-06 Shahriar Ghaffari Optical system for treatment of vascular lesions
US5630811A (en) * 1996-03-25 1997-05-20 Miller; Iain D. Method and apparatus for hair removal

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