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Title:
ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/212489
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Some embodiments of the invention relate to an applicator for applying ultrasound energy to a tissue volume, comprising: an array comprising a plurality of ultrasound transducers, the transducers arranged side by side, the transducers configured to emit unfocused ultrasound energy suitable to thermally damage at least a portion of the tissue volume, each of the transducers comprising a coating thin enough so as not to substantially affect heat transfer via the coating to the tissue; and a cooling module configured to apply cooling via the transducers to prevent overheating of a surface of the tissue volume being contacted by the transducers.

Inventors:
SVERDLIK ARIEL (IL)
BASSAL RANA (IL)
GLANTS ILYA (IL)
Application Number:
PCT/IL2017/050638
Publication Date:
February 15, 2018
Filing Date:
June 06, 2017
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Assignee:
ARCHIMEDUS MEDICAL LTD (IL)
International Classes:
A61N7/02; B06B1/06; A61N7/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2014022777A12014-02-06
WO2000045445A12000-08-03
WO2013033066A12013-03-07
WO2016090175A12016-06-09
Foreign References:
US5620479A1997-04-15
US20050251235A12005-11-10
US6595934B12003-07-22
US20080183110A12008-07-31
Other References:
EPOXY TECHNOLOGY ET AL: "EPO-TEK Adhesives Applications", 31 December 2013 (2013-12-31), XP055410092, Retrieved from the Internet [retrieved on 20170926]
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
EHRLICH, Gal et al. (11 Menachem Begin Road, 04 Ramat Gan, IL)
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