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Title:
APPARATUSES AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING HIGH-FREQUENCY SHOCKWAVES, AND METHODS OF USE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/091020
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Apparatuses and methods for generating therapeutic shock waves. Some embodiments comprise: an acoustic-wave generator configured to emit acoustic waves having at least one frequency between 1 MHz and 1000 MHz; a shock wave housing coupled to the acoustic-wave generator; and a shock wave medium disposed in the shock wave housing; where the apparatus is configured such that if the acoustic-wave generator emits acoustic waves then at least some portion of the acoustic waves will travel through the shock wave medium and form one or more shock waves.

Inventors:
CAPELLI CHRISTOPHER C (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2011/021692
Publication Date:
November 10, 2011
Filing Date:
January 19, 2011
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Assignee:
UNIV TEXAS (US)
CAPELLI CHRISTOPHER C (US)
International Classes:
A61B17/225; A61B18/00; A61N1/06; A61N7/00
Foreign References:
US20080194967A12008-08-14
US20080146971A12008-06-19
US20070049829A12007-03-01
US20080269608A12008-10-30
Other References:
See also references of EP 2525727A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ROBINSON, Eagle, H. (600 Congress Ave.Suite 240, Austin TX, US)
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