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WO/2006/021851A1
A focused ultrasound system includes an ultrasound transducer device forming an opening, and having a plurality of transducer elements positioned at least partially around the opening. A focused ultrasound system includes a structure hav...  
WO2005112807A3
A method and device for treating biological external tissue using at least one energy source. The energy source can be incoherent light, coherent light, a radio frequency, ultrasound, a laser, or any other type of energy that can be appl...  
WO/2006/018686A1
A system of treating tissue within a body includes directing an ultrasound transducer having a plurality of transducer elements towards target body tissue, and delivering ultrasound energy towards the target tissue from the transducer el...  
WO/2006/015131A1
A device is described that can be used quickly and accurately by surgeons to provide uniform facial tissue planes that are tunnel-free and wall-free thus optimizing face lifting, tightening, and implant delivery. The device is comprised ...  
WO/2006/010240A1
A non-invasive hand-held treatment imaging probe for treatment of acute blood flow disturbances and states of low blood perfusion. The treatment imaging probe is operable to emit high intensity therapeutic mechanical acoustic waves while...  
WO2005072391A3
An ultrasound catheter adapted for accessing small vessels in the distal anatomy is disclosed. The ultrasound catheter comprises an elongate tubular body (102) formed with a delivery lumen (112). The flexibility and dimensions of the tub...  
WO/2006/001693A1
The invention relates to a device for directing ultrasound at a target region in a human or animal body, in particular for treating proliferative tissue, comprising imaging means for generating one or more images of the target region in ...  
WO/2005/122694A2
An apparatus (11) and method for selective thermal treatment of tissue, below the surface, while avoiding injury to the superficial layers of the tissue. The apparatus (11) comprises a reflective beam conversion system (17) for providing...  
WO/2005/123190A1
A method of treating skin and/or skin conditions or disorders including chronoaging by the application of ultrasound.  
WO/2005/122736A2
An ultrasound energy emitting apparatus is disclosed. The ultrasound energy emitting apparatus comprises a hand-held enclosure and a plurality of ultrasound transducers disposed on that enclosure, or disposed within and extending outward...  
WO/2005/122933A1
Ultrasonic brain infarction treating device in which formation of a standing wave due to interference of between an ultrasonic beam projected into the skull and a reflected beam is avoided and side effects, e.g. destruction of brain cell...  
WO/2005/120373A1
An ultrasonic curing device includes a trace/following calculation unit (22) which sets a reference point (54) outside a curing region (52) in addition to the curing region (52) on an ultrasonic tomogram (50) of the attention region incl...  
WO2005004701A3
A combination therapy and imaging instrument is provided. The instrument includes: a therapy probe (200) for producing energy to alter tissue; and an imaging probe (100) proximate the therapy probe (200) for imaging the tissue altered wi...  
WO2005079687A3
A method of treating unwanted hair is disclosed. The method comprises: transmitting acoustic waves through the hair so as to generate heat at a follicle, a dermal papilla, a hair bulge and/or a germinal matrix of the hair. The heat itsel...  
WO/2005/117734A2
A dual-mode, capable of imaging and ablation, ultrasound array (110) integrated in a catheter is provided for minimally invasive treatment of arrhythmias. The catheter array is small enough for insertion through a peripheral vein and is ...  
WO/2005/118068A1
A method for measuring the temperature inside a man or an animal, involves following steps: transmitting the first ultrasonic wave to the detected region in which the temperature is T with the guide of M ultrasound; receiving the echo of...  
WO/2005/115545A1
An ultrasonic medical device (11) includes a balloon catheter (36) having at least one engaging mechanism (66, 67), a balloon (41) that is supported by the balloon catheter (36), an inflation lumen (85) located along a longitudinal axis ...  
WO2005072084A3
A method for ultrasound imaging of anatomical tissue. A first signal is received from a first imaging ultrasound wave which has been reflected from a location in the anatomical tissue during a first time period (16). A second signal is r...  
WO/2005/113068A1
A method of thermal ablation using high intensity focused ultrasound energy includes the steps of positioning one or more ultrasound emitting members within a patient, emitting ultrasound energy from the one or more ultrasound emitting m...  
WO/2005/112812A1
Apparatus and method for ablating target tissue including a non-linear area of tissue in the left atrium of a patient. The method can include selecting an ablation apparatus having an ablator with a tissue engagement section, penetrating...  
WO/2005/112807A2
A method and device for treating biological external tissue using at least one energy source. The energy source can be incoherent light, coherent light, a radio frequency, ultrasound, a laser, or any other type of energy that can be appl...  
WO2005058138A3
A method for measuring the temperature rise in anatomical tissue as a result of ultrasound treatment. A first ultrasound signal is obtained (14) prior to treating the anatomical tissue, then a second ultrasound signal is obtained (18) af...  
WO2005074365A3
The invention is a method of using ultrasound waves that are focused at a specific location in a medium to cause localized production of bubbles at that location and to control the production, and the cavitational and heating effects tha...  
WO/2005/107622A1
A mechanical manipulator (10) for controlling the movement of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducers, especially for medical use, such as in the treatment of cancers. A base harness having two or three legs (12) is mounted ...  
WO/2005/107600A1
The present invention is a two step method of enhancing the cavitational effect produced by ultrasound signals focused at a specific location in a medium. The first step is to use one or more transducers to apply the ultrasound signals t...  
WO/2005/107869A1
An assembly (1) for heat treating an area (60) of biological tissue, including energy generating means (20) for supplying energy to a focal point (P) in said area (60), means (10) for measuring the spatial temperature distribution in sai...  
WO/2005/107868A1
Apparatus including a bone-growth stimulator including a vibrating element housed in a hand-held housing and/or an osseous limb wrapping and/or footwear.  
WO/2005/107870A1
The invention relates to a device (90) for positioning the energy-generating means (20) of an assembly for the heat treatment of biological tissues, whereby the energy-generating means (20) are adapted to emit energy in one aiming direct...  
WO/2005/107601A2
A HIFU System (100) is disclosed which may automatically generate a proposed treatment plan for treating a tissue treatment area (10) with HIFU Therapy. In one example, the proposed treatment plan includes a plurality of treatment sites ...  
WO2005060354A3
A method, device, and system for modifying or destroying selected tissue, by selecting an area of tissue for treatment, collecting the area between a plurality of energy transmitting elements, applying an electric current and/or electrom...  
WO/2005/105175A1
An apparatus for cleansing wounds with means for applying high frequency vibrational, in particular ultrasonic, energy to the wound bed, in which irrigant fluid from a reservoir connected to a conformable a wound dressing and wound exuda...  
WO/2005/102199A1
A cardiac ablation device, including a steerable catheter (10) and an expandable ablation element (18) incorporating one or more balloons (20, 22) at the distal end of the catheter, has a continuous passageway (28, 30) extending through ...  
WO/2005/099367A2
The cryosurgical kit and method of use relates to the combined use of biodegradable, imageable, drug(s) carriers, vectors or microcapsules deposited into a target tissue region inside a body and the controlled cooling of the target tissu...  
WO2005002423A3
The present invention relates to a therapeutic probe adapted to aid in the insertion and navigation of the probe into delicate tissue structures, and to provide protection of adjacent tissue structures.  
WO2005009219A3
The present invention relates to a method for making an ablation transducer having a plurality of helical elements that can be operated out of phase to orient the acoustical energy beam forward or backward in the longitudinal direction. ...  
WO/2005/079920A1
The equipment comprises means for preparing an area of the skin and means for applying energy to said area, both means being integrated into the same equipment. The means for preparing an area include an emitter of ultrasounds and/or low...  
WO/2005/079687A2
A method of treating unwanted hair is disclosed. The method comprises: transmitting acoustic waves through the hair so as to generate heat at a follicle, a dermal papilla, a hair bulge and/or a germinal matrix of the hair. The heat itsel...  
WO/2005/079412A2
An ultrasound imaging and treatment system including: a diffraction grating transducer; and, a signal source electrically coupled to the diffraction grating transducer and operative: in a first mode to provide a wide-band excitation sign...  
WO/2005/077461A1
An ultrasonic therapy instrument for preventing early pregnancy comprises a three-dimensional servo unit firmed on a stand, a B-mode ultrasonic diagnostic device and a transducer assembly. The three-dimensional servo unit is localized by...  
WO2004110258A3
Guided ablation instruments are disclosed for creating lesions in tissue, especially cardiac tissue for treatment of arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation. In one aspect of the invention, a percutaneous catheter is disclosed with an...  
WO/2005/074365A2
The invention is a method of using ultrasound waves that are focused at a specific location in a medium to cause localized production of bubbles at that location and to control the production, and the cavitational and heating effects tha...  
WO2005025403A3
An apparatus and method for using ultrasound augmented with microbubbles, thrombolytic drugs or other agents for clot lysis wherein at least one ultrasound transducer (20) generates a plurality of acoustic signals and time, amplitude, ph...  
WO/2005/075020A1
Described is the use of an extracorporal shock wave applicator for providing a device for the treatment of soft tissue disorders in human and animal bodies.  
WO2005056105A3
Low-frequency ultrasound treatment can have various effects according to conditions of treatment. The same can be said for combinatory treatment. Low-frequency ultrasound systems are not versatile enough in order to exploit the full pote...  
WO/2005/072084A2
A method for ultrasound imaging of anatomical tissue. A first signal is received from a first imaging ultrasound wave which has been reflected from a location in the anatomical tissue during a first time period (16). A second signal is r...  
WO2005037086A3
An apparatus and method for an ultrasonic medical device (11) to treat deep vein thrombosis. The ultrasonic medical device 11 comprises an ultrasonic probe (15) having a proximal end (31), a distal end (24) and a longitudinal axis thereb...  
WO2005034793A3
The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for an ultrasonic medical device (11) with a non-compliant balloon (41) used to ablate a biological material. The ultrasonic medical device (11)comprises an ultrasonic probe (15), ...  
WO/2005/072391A2
An ultrasound catheter adapted for accessing small vessels in the distal anatomy is disclosed. The ultrasound catheter comprises an elongate tubular body (102) formed with a delivery lumen (112). The flexibility and dimensions of the tub...  
WO2004073496A3
Disclosed is a minimally invasive surgical instrument that may be used in hand-assisted laparoscopic surgeries. The device is an ultrasonic transmitter and receiver and may be mounted directed on a surgeon's fingertip and inserted throug...  
WO2004100850A3
A method for applying gas contact ultrasound to a specimen surface using a transducer without a carrier medium is disclosed, wherein the method of the present invention can be used to provide ultrasound therapy, surgery, and enhance drug...  

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