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Title:
ULTRASOUND TREATMENT AND IMAGING APPLICATOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/102302
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An ultrasound treatment system includes an applicator in which a therapeutic ultrasound transducer is surrounded by an annular imaging transducer. Illumination signals generated by the therapy or imaging transducer are sequentially or simultaneously delivered to tissue in a viewing space to create corresponding echo signals that are received by the elements of the annular imaging transducer. These echo signals are analyzed with a processor to produce an image of tissue in the viewing space.

Inventors:
EMERY CHARLES D (US)
FRIEMEL BARRY (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2010/026565
Publication Date:
January 13, 2011
Filing Date:
March 08, 2010
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Assignee:
MIRABILIS MEDICA INC (US)
EMERY CHARLES D (US)
FRIEMEL BARRY (US)
International Classes:
A61N7/00; A61H23/00
Foreign References:
US20080221647A12008-09-11
US20080071165A12008-03-20
US20080086036A12008-04-10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TULLETT, Rodney, C. (1420 Fifth Avenue Suite 280, Seattle WA, US)
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