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WO/2013/000091A1
A system and method for controlling the delivery of ultrasound energy to a subject is provided. In particular, such a system and method are capable of safely disrupting the blood-brain barrier. Ultrasound energy is delivered to produce c...  
WO/2013/001302A1
A treatment apparatus for external application to a mammal body, comprising a housing, a transducer element, adapted to provide an output towards and/or into the mammal body, a switch element, adapted to activate the transducer element i...  
WO/2012/049612A3
A high intensity focused ultrasound system (300, 500) comprising: an ultrasound transducer (306, 506) with multiple transducer elements (312) for focusing ultrasound energy into a focal volume (320, 420, 520); an ultrasound transducer po...  
WO/2012/168840A1
A medical apparatus (600, 700, 800) including a high intensity focused ultrasound system (602), a signaling device (628) for generating a discomfort signal during the sonication of the sonication volume, and a processor (634) for executi...  
WO/2012/156838A1
An ultrasonic HIFU transducer has a cavitation sensor located at one of a plurality of positions offset from the center of the dish-shaped transducer. In a constructed implementation the HIFU transducer has a circular central region and ...  
WO/2012/158648A1
A method of delivering a substance includes providing a substance at a location in a gastrointestinal (GI) tract, excluding a buccal membrane, of a biological body; and applying ultrasonic waves, having a frequency between about 20 kHz a...  
WO/2012/156881A1
An ultrasonic HIFU transducer has a cavitation sensor located at a position offset from the center of the dish-shaped transducer. In a constructed implementation the HIFU transducer has a circular central region and the cavitation sensor...  
WO/2012/156944A1
Disclosed are methods for treating a volume of material by concurrently conveying acoustic energy and depositing thermal energy using a unipolar RF (radio-frequency) field. Also disclosed are devices suitable for concurrently conveying a...  
WO/2012/125911A9
Methods and systems for acoustically treating material using a continuous process in which material may be caused to flow in a continuous or intermittent fashion into/out of an acoustic treatment chamber where the material is exposed to ...  
WO/2012/153888A1
One embodiment of the present invention relates to an applicator for a high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) comprising: a housing; and a plurality of ultrasonic vibrators arranged in a plurality of ring-shaped arrays on one flat side...  
WO/2012/078447A3
An ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus includes a handle, a horn or concentrator section terminating in an operative tip, and a transducer assembly set disposed in the handle and operativeiy engaged with the horn or concentrator section for...  
WO/2012/108641A3
A functional material transfer device which transfers functional materials to an object using ultrasonic waves comprises a main body portion and a probe. The main body portion outputs an ultrasonic oscillation having wavelengths correspo...  
WO/2012/141517A2
An embodiment of the present invention relates to an ultrasonic therapy apparatus using movement detection, and a method for same. An embodiment of the present invention relates to an ultrasonic therapy apparatus using movement detection...  
WO/2012/141518A2
The embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus for ultrasonic therapeutic treatment and to a method for driving the apparatus. The apparatus for ultrasonic therapeutic treatment according to one embodiment of the present...  
WO/2012/112463A3
An ultrasound diagnostic and therapeutic device includes a catheter equipped with an intracorporeal ultrasound transducer at its tip, an extracorporeal ultrasound transmitter, an imaging electronic unit and a time-reversal electronic uni...  
WO/2012/136752A1
The present invention relates to a device for treating an ocular pathology, including a ring (1) comprising a proximal end intended to be in contact with an eye of a patient, and a distal end intended to receive ultrasound generating mea...  
WO/2012/136786A1
The present invention relates to a probe comprising: - a piezoelectric therapy transducer having an acoustic axis BB', and - an imaging transducer having an imaging plane, said therapy transducer and imaging transducer being mounted in a...  
WO/2012/136195A2
The invention relates to a face mask for treating the facial skin. In order to ease the introduction of cosmetics into the skin, ultrasonic oscillators are arranged in the mask. In additional advantageous forms of the mask, the oscillato...  
WO/2012/092444A3
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and/or Pulmonary Embolism or associated symptoms. In one series ...  
WO/2012/131213A1
The invention relates to a therapeutic probe comprising a transducer (2) for focusing the ultrasonic waves into a first focal area (Z1), the emission surface (8) of which has, within a profile plane (PP), two concave curve segments (s1) ...  
WO/2012/131418A1
Method for ultrasound functional imaging including the following steps: (a) N successive imaging steps being realized at a minimum frame rate of 200 Hz, N being an integer and being at least 50; (b) a coherent addition step wherein the i...  
WO/2012/134645A2
Sub-aperture control is provided for high intensity focused ultrasound. Test transmissions are made sequentially from different sub-apertures. The tissue response at the focal regions is determined (40) and used to select (32) sub-apertu...  
WO/2012/123880A1
An apparatus (500, 600) comprising an ultrasound transducer element (300) for generating an ultrasonic beam (302) through a target zone (308, 538). The ultrasonic beam has an ultrasound frequency. The apparatus comprises a magnetic reson...  
WO/2012/125172A1
A system for applying high intensity ultrasound energy to a nerve surrounding an artery of a patient includes a piezoelectric array comprising a plurality of ultrasound elements, a controller configured to individually control a phasing ...  
WO/2012/125304A1
A system and method for non-invasive transcranial sonothrombolysis of targeted cerebral vasculature that ensures a one-step optimized positioning of ultrasound transducers with respect to the target without a need for reiterative positio...  
WO/2012/125811A1
A nuclear probe (12) and ultrasound transducer (14) are interconnected, such as being in a same hand-held housing (11). The interconnection (16) aligns the coordinate systems in a known spatial relationship. The ultrasound data is used t...  
WO/2012/125911A1
Methods and systems for acoustically treating material using a continuous process in which material may be caused to flow in a continuous or intermittent fashion into/out of an acoustic treatment chamber where the material is exposed to ...  
WO/2012/120495A2
Apparatus is provided, which includes at least one ultrasound transducer. The ultrasound transducer is configured to be positioned within a lumen of a subject and to ablate tissue surrounding a wall of the lumen without ablating the wall...  
WO/2012/118261A1
The present invention relates to a pulse generating apparatus for ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment. The present invention includes: a pulse generating unit having a diagnostic pulse generator for generating a diagnostic pulse and a tre...  
WO/2012/091315A3
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a treatment device and to a method for operating same. The treatment device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a monitoring / information-processing unit for ...  
WO/2012/117328A1
A medical apparatus (400) comprising an ultrasound transmitter (444, 602) and receiver (446, 604) system (600) for acquiring ultrasound data (476) descriptive of the speed of ultrasound (304, 306) along at least two paths (606, 1114). Th...  
WO/2012/082658A3
An antimicrobial ultrasound transmitting couplant has an ultrasound-transmitting couplant and an effective amount of one or more antimicrobial additives. The couplant may further include one or more skin cleansers to provide a couplant t...  
WO/2012/096443A3
An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for controlling high-intensity focused ultrasound by using a frequency change, and a high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment device for same. An embodiment of the present inv...  
WO/2012/118598A1
The invention generally relates to methods of stimulating tissue based upon filtering properties of the tissue. In certain aspects, the invention provides methods for stimulating tissue that involve analyzing at least one filtering prope...  
WO/2012/114340A1
A method of damaging a parasite while being a resident in or on a surface of a body of a mammal. The method comprises irradiating the parasite with ultrasound radiation at a frequency of from about 1 MHz to about 2.6 MHz for a period of ...  
WO/2012/112165A1
An ultrasound apparatus is provided for non-continuous circumferential treatment of a vessel, such to provide denervation of a renal blood vessel. The apparatus may be positioned within a vessel to deliver broad unfocused or focused ultr...  
WO/2012/068354A3
An in vivo apparatus includes a flexible shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, and a length sufficient to access a patient's renal artery relative to a percutaneous access location. An energy guide apparatus is provided at the dista...  
WO/2012/112463A2
An ultrasound diagnostic and therapeutic device includes a catheter equipped with an intracorporeal ultrasound transducer at its tip, an extracorporeal ultrasound transmitter, an imaging electronic unit and a time-reversal electronic uni...  
WO/2012/108641A2
A functional material transfer device which transfers functional materials to an object using ultrasonic waves comprises a main body portion and a probe. The main body portion outputs an ultrasonic oscillation having wavelengths correspo...  
WO/2012/106492A1
An ablation apparatus comprises an ultrasonic transducer (300) which includes piezoelectric element (302) having cylindrical shape; external electrodes (306a, 306b) disposed on the outer surface of the piezoelectric element; and at least...  
WO/2012/102415A1
The present invention relates to an electroactive polymer oscillator for dissolving blood clots, comprising: a pillar-shaped electroactive polymer laminate; a plurality of electrode coating layers disposed on a portion of the surface of ...  
WO/2012/071269A3
A method of treating a condition associate with accumulation of an agent in cells in a patient includes exposing the cells to ultrasound, to selectively kill or induce apoptosis in the cells. The cells include the accumulated agent.  
WO/2012/065058A3
The present invention pertains to a remote center of motion robot for medical image scanning and image-guided targeting, hereinafter referred to as the "Euler" robot. The Euler robot allows for ultrasound scanning for 3-Dimensional (3-D)...  
WO/2012/018390A3
Various embodiments provide a method of treating fibrous soft tissue. The method can include the steps of targeting injured fibrous soft tissue located at or near an injury location; directing therapeutic ultrasound energy to the injured...  
WO/2012/098482A1
A therapeutic apparatus (500) comprising a high intensity focused ultrasound system(100, 200, 504) for treating a target region (526). The therapeutic apparatus further comprises a display (552) for displaying treatment planning data (56...  
WO/2012/018385A3
Various embodiments provide systems and methods of treating damaged cartilage. In some embodiments, a method can include targeting the damaged cartilage in region of interest, directing therapeutic ultrasound energy to the damaged cartil...  
WO/2012/096443A2
An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for controlling high-intensity focused ultrasound by using a frequency change, and a high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment device for same. An embodiment of the present inv...  
WO/2012/094850A1
An ultrasonic focusing transducer includes a spherical shell (30) which is provided with a round hole (40) on the spherical cap, for the installation of an ultrasonic detector. A ring piece of piezoelectric ceramic (10) which adopts a ci...  
WO/2012/096704A1
A medical device includes at least one ultrasound transducer, at least one temperature sensor, at least one driver circuit, and at least one processing device. The temperature sensor is configured to detect a temperature at or adjacent a...  
WO/2012/067887A3
An apparatus for sonicating a patient includes an ultrasound array having a plurality of transducers; a driving module for driving said transducers; and a control kernel for causing said driving module to drive said transducers concurren...  

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