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WO/2011/073358A1
The invention relates to a device for generating an ultrasonic field having frequencies between 0,9 MHz and 4 MHz in an object, preferably in water or in human tissue, the device comprising a piezo element (1 ) affixed to a coupling plat...  
WO/2011/069985A1
The invention concerns a device for treatment of an organ or tissue of a living being. The device comprises at least one treatment transducer for emission of ultrasound waves, preferably high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) waves, fo...  
WO/2011/071703A1
In one embodiment, an ultrasound device disposed in a housing is provided. The ultrasound device comprises a first transducer for imaging a region of interest, and a second transducer that generates one or more ultrasound frequencies for...  
WO/2011/072238A2
Described are embodiments including methods and devices for venting a handpiece of a medical device. These embodiments provide a vent for the handpiece. A porous membrane is positioned over an opening of the vent to allow gas, including ...  
WO/2011/064209A1
This invention concerns a cover member, especially for a HIFU head, comprising a peripheral outer wall, an open first side configured to partially cover an ultrasound head and a closed second side comprising a flexible membrane adapted f...  
WO/2011/059792A1
Mitral valve insufficiency may be treated by introducing an energy emitter (50), such as an ultrasonic transducer, into the coronary sinus or esophagus of a mammal. The energy emitter (50) may be positioned, using imaging information obt...  
WO/2011/059865A1
Systems and methods for debulking visceral fat within a subject, include: providing a focused ultrasound transducer configured to focus ultrasonic power at a focal spot; positioning the focused ultrasound transducer with respect to the s...  
WO/2011/055314A1
A curved high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducer comprising a curved piezoelectric array having opposite concave front and convex back surfaces, and a plurality of acoustic transmission areas, a plurality of electrodes locate...  
WO/2011/056514A1
A tissue ablation system for treating fibrillation in a patient comprises a steerable interventional catheter having an energy source that emits a beam of energy to ablate tissue thereby creating a conduction block for aberrant electrica...  
WO/2011/054352A1
The invention relates to a medical device for treating biological tissue, comprising a housing, a transmission part accommodated on the housing for delivering treatment pulses, which comprise impacts and ultrasonic waves, after an excita...  
WO/2011/057028A1
Devices and methods for brain modulation are provided herein. A device may comprise a body and components for activating the brain. Such components include ultrasound transducers. The devices are used to provide ultrasound waves to brain...  
WO/2011/053772A1
Non-invasive inactivation of nerve conduction in a treatment region of a mammalian subject as, for example, a region encompassing a renal artery. A therapeutic ultrasound transducer (31) is engaged with the body of the subject outside of...  
WO/2010/146515A3
A method of treating a region of tissue with ultrasound, the method comprising: generating a first ultrasound standing wave (USW) pattern at a first frequency in the region; and simultaneously generating a second USW pattern in the regio...  
WO/2011/053757A1
Apparatus and methods for deactivating renal nerves extending along a renal artery of a mammalian subject to treat hypertension and related conditions. An ultrasonic transducer (30) is inserted into the renal artery (10) as, for example,...  
WO/2011/046880A2
In some examples, nerves surrounding arteries or leading to organs are targeted with energy sources to correct or modulate physiologic processes. In some examples, different types of energy sources are utilized singly or combined with on...  
WO/2011/045695A1
An ultrasound power supply (100) adapted for supplying electrical power for driving an ultrasound transducer (202, 702) in contact with a subject (208), wherein the ultrasound power supply comprises: - a communications interface (102) ad...  
WO/2011/045708A1
A magnetic resonance imaging system (100) for detecting a gas bubble (124, 148, 304, 306, 404, 406) within an imaging volume (108), the magnetic resonance imaging system comprising: a magnet (102) adapted for generating a magnetic field ...  
WO/2011/042895A1
A device of guiding a multiple area dermatologic care process. The device comprises a carrier which supports a drive of a dermatologic care tool over a skin area while the dermatologic care tool intermittently performs a plurality of der...  
WO/2011/044421A1
A probe cap for use with an ultrasound probe including a head portion and an acoustic surface is disclosed. In one embodiment, the probe cap includes a body that defines a cavity sized for releasably receiving the head portion of the pro...  
WO/2011/041235A1
A medical ultrasound system. A base unit is included having system electronics, a user interface and ultrasound control electronics. An ultrasound therapy head is in electronic communication with the base unit. The therapy head includes ...  
WO/2011/041123A2  
WO/2011/020097A3
Ultrasound surgical apparatus are disclosed, including: medical ultrasound handpieces with proximally mounted ultrasound radiators configured to create a distally-focused beam of ultrasound energy, in combination with distal guide member...  
WO/2011/041239A1
A medical ultrasound system. A base unit is included having system electronics, a user interface and ultrasound control electronics. An ultrasound therapy head is in electronic communication with the base unit. The therapy head includes ...  
WO/2011/036607A1
A high intensity focused ultrasound positioning mechanism (100, 200, 310) for positioning a high intensity focused ultrasound transducer (292, 304), the mechanism comprising: -a positioning plate (108, 308) adapted for receiving the high...  
WO/2011/036475A1
An ultrasound system comprises a transducer, a controller arranged to generate control signals arranged to control the transducer to generate pressure waves directed at a target volume, and sensing means arranged to sense cavitation in t...  
WO/2011/005898A3
Minimally invasive apparatus and method for treating medical conditions of hollow anatomical structures. The treatment apparatus and method provide for delivery of energy from an expander member having conductive regions to the interior ...  
WO/2011/036485A1
A sensing system for sensing the condition of an object comprises a transducer arranged to generate pressure waves directed at the object and detection means, such as a pressure wave detector, arranged to detect cavitation or other proce...  
WO/2010/132536A3
The invention discloses methods and devices to energize a portable carrier media which may be applied to a person's skin to provide pain relief. The carrier media may be recharged at an energizing station that ultrasonically activates th...  
WO/2011/005897A3
Minimally invasive apparatus and method for treating medical conditions of hollow anatomical structures. The treatment apparatus and method provide for delivery of energy from fluid sources of energy to the interior surface of the hollow...  
WO/2011/034852A2
The present application relates to systems and methods for altering temperature in a mammalian body. Optionally, the systems and methods can be used to lower or raise core body temperature of a mammalian subject. Optionally, the systems ...  
WO/2011/032017A2  
WO/2011/028603A2
A medical imaging and therapy device is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the device is that it can image a target tissue volume and apply ultrasound energy to the target tissue volume. In some embodim...  
WO/2010/128772A3
The present invention relates to a head for an ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus, to an ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus, and to a method for operating the ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus. The present invention discloses a technique wher...  
WO/2011/020495A1
The present invention relates to a device for treatment of an ocular pathology, the device comprising at least one eye ring (1) wherein the proximal end of said eye ring (1) is suitable to be applied onto the globe and means (2) to gener...  
WO/2011/022411A2
A medical imaging and therapy device is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the device is that it can acoustically couple an ultrasound therapy transducer to a patient. In some embodiments, the medical i...  
WO/2011/020104A2
Compound ultrasonic transducers are disclosed that include multiple transducer elements configured to have overlapping or consecutive depths of focus in an axial direction. Embodiments of such transducers can be composed of a concentric ...  
WO/2011/020097A2
Ultrasound surgical apparatus are disclosed, including: medical ultrasound handpieces with proximally mounted ultrasound radiators configured to create a distally-focused beam of ultrasound energy, in combination with distal guide member...  
WO/2011/015949A1
A magnetic-resonance-guided focused ultrasound system may be calibrated by generating ultrasound foci using ultrasound transducers, establishing coordinates of the foci and of magnetic-resonance trackers associated with the transducers, ...  
WO/2011/012656A1
A device for rebalancing the forces acting on the human body, comprising a supporting element that is adapted to support a conducting element, said conducting element being adapted to be charged with ultrasound or infrasound so as to gen...  
WO/2011/013001A1
The emission intensities of groupings of transducer elements of an ultrasound transducer array are controlled based on targeting criteria in such a manner as to simultaneously create multiple discontiguous foci, each corresponding to one...  
WO/2010/128772A9
The present invention relates to a head for an ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus, to an ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus, and to a method for operating the ultrasonic therapeutic apparatus. The present invention discloses a technique wher...  
WO/2011/005898A2
Minimally invasive apparatus and method for treating medical conditions of hollow anatomical structures. The treatment apparatus and method provide for delivery of energy from an expander member having conductive regions to the interior ...  
WO/2010/102302A3
An ultrasound treatment system includes an applicator in which a therapeutic ultrasound transducer is surrounded by an annular imaging transducer. Illumination signals generated by the therapy or imaging transducer are sequentially or si...  
WO/2011/005897A2
Minimally invasive apparatus and method for treating medical conditions of hollow anatomical structures. The treatment apparatus and method provide for delivery of energy from fluid sources of energy to the interior surface of the hollow...  
WO/2011/003031A1
An ultrasound catheter system and a method for operating an ultrasonic catheter at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature or tissue are disclosed. The ultrasound catheter system comprises a catheter having at least one ultrasoni...  
WO/2010/040140A8
A method for treating a desired volume of tissue using HIFU or other energy modality to ablate a pattern of elemental treatment volumes each having a volume that is greater than that of the focal zone of the HIFU transducer but smaller t...  
WO/2010/146515A2
A method of treating a region of tissue with ultrasound, the method comprising: generating a first ultrasound standing wave (USW) pattern at a first frequency in the region; and simultaneously generating a second USW pattern in the regio...  
WO/2010/143072A1
Ultrasound energy is delivered to a patient in a controlled manner using a focused ultrasound system, thus maintaining the desired therapeutic effect without causing unwanted damage to surrounding tissue. An ultrasound transducer device ...  
WO/2010/143133A1
The invention relates to a therapeutic system which comprises: an ultrasound therapy unit (1) arranged to insonify at least a portion of a body (2) of a patient with high intensity ultrasound, wherein the ultrasound therapy unit (1) comp...  
WO/2010/141635A1
Systems and methods for enhancing diagnostic imaging by the means of increasing tissue perfusion and/or vasodilation, and thus, increasing imaging agent perfusion distribution and/or imaging agent uptake by tissue. The desired effects ca...  

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