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A heat therapy technique by which heat is applied to a limited skin area of a patient to penetrate the tissue and produce hyperthermia in an internal region underlying this area without, however, causing undue discomfort to the patient or damaging surface tissue. Applied to the skin area is heated air in a pulsatory air wave pattern whose relatively brief pulses flow at high velocity and are at a high temperature well above body temperature and whose static intervals between pulses are at a medium temperature somewhat above body temperature. As a consequence, heat transfer from the surface tissue toward the internal region takes place during the intervals, thereby reducing the temperature of the surface tissue and preventing it from reaching an unacceptable level despite the high temperature of the high-velocity pulses applied thereto.

Title
Hyperthermia technique
Application Number
97787
Publication Number
4398535
Application Date
June 16, 1981
Publication Date
August 16, 1983
Inventor
Raul Guibert
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Michael Ebert
Assignee
Sunset
CA, US
IPC
A61F 7/00
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