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Title:
ULTRASONIC IRRADIATION DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/057274
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This ultrasonic irradiation device (1) performs treatment by irradiating ultrasonic waves onto a living organism, with at least one part of the device inserted into a body cavity, and is equipped with: a focused ultrasound element (23) which emits focused ultrasonic waves; a holding unit (15) which is arranged around the periphery of the focal position at which the focused ultrasonic waves converge in order to grip and position a part of the living organism to be irradiated by focused ultrasound waves; and an outer cylindrical member (12) which ensures the space to be used as a propagation path for the focused ultrasonic waves while also supporting the holding unit (15).

Inventors:
TSURUTA HIROSHI (JP)
MURAKAMI MIYUKI (JP)
ISHIBASHI YOSHIHARU (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2011/074834
Publication Date:
May 03, 2012
Filing Date:
October 27, 2011
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Assignee:
OLYMPUS CORP (JP)
TSURUTA HIROSHI (JP)
MURAKAMI MIYUKI (JP)
ISHIBASHI YOSHIHARU (JP)
International Classes:
A61B18/00; A61B17/28
Foreign References:
JPH10216146A1998-08-18
JP2003190170A2003-07-08
JP2002186624A2002-07-02
JPH11192231A1999-07-21
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KURATA, Masatoshi et al. (JP)
Masatoshi Kurata (JP)
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