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Title:
APPARATUS FOR THE TREATMENT OF BRAIN AFFECTIONS AND METHOD IMPLEMENTING THEREOF
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/101492
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an apparatus for the treatment of a brain affection, which comprises at least one implantable generator (4) made of non-ferromagnetic material comprising a casing (7), an ultrasound generating treating device (11) positioned into said casing to induce brain affection treatment by emission of ultrasound waves, and means for fastening the implantable casing into the skull. The apparatus further comprises a power controller (PwC) to supply electricity to the treating device of the implantable generator and to set and control its working parameters, and connecting means (6) to connect the power controller and the treating device of the implantable generator. A method for treating a brain affection with such an apparatus is also disclosed.

Inventors:
CARPENTIER ALEXANDRE (FR)
LAFON CYRIL (FR)
CHAPELON JEAN-YVES (FR)
CANNEY MICHAEL SEAN (FR)
BECCARIA KEVIN (FR)
Application Number:
PCT/EP2011/052611
Publication Date:
December 01, 2011
Filing Date:
February 22, 2011
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Assignee:
UNIV PARIS CURIE (FR)
ASSIST PUBL HOPITAUX DE PARIS (FR)
CARTHERA (FR)
CARPENTIER ALEXANDRE (FR)
LAFON CYRIL (FR)
CHAPELON JEAN-YVES (FR)
CANNEY MICHAEL SEAN (FR)
BECCARIA KEVIN (FR)
International Classes:
A61N7/00; A61N5/067; A61N7/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO2009132855A22009-11-05
Foreign References:
US5524624A1996-06-11
US20030225331A12003-12-04
US20080275526A12008-11-06
US20090254134A12009-10-08
US20090112278A12009-04-30
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BLANCHARD, Eugène (51 Avenue Jean-JaurèsB.P. 7073, Lyon, FR)
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