04984575 is referenced by 49 patents and cites 9 patents.

A therapeutical apparatus includes a measuring apparatus including a probe which generates an X-ray or ultrasonic wave in order to detect the location of a target to be treated such as calculi situated within the kidney, liver, biliary ducts. A therapeutical energy generator generates a shock wave of sufficient energy for purpose of therapy externally of the physical body and focusses it upon the target. Structure is provided for causing a displacement of the generator and the measuring apparatus around the surface of a patient. Structure is provided to activate the generator.

Title
Therapeutical apparatus of extracorporeal type
Application Number
7/182785
Publication Number
4984575
Application Date
April 18, 1988
Publication Date
January 15, 1991
Inventor
Masaaki Hayashi
Hachioji
JP
Hiroki Hibino
Hachioji
JP
Naomi Sekino
Hachioji
JP
Nobuhiko Watanabe
Hachioji
JP
Akira Taniguchi
Hachioji
JP
Syuichi Takayama
Hachioji
JP
Tetsumaru Kubota
Hachioji
JP
Sakae Takehana
Hachioji
JP
Kouichiro Ishihara
Hachioji
JP
Takashi Tsukaya
Hachioji
JP
Naoki Uchiyama
Hachioji
JP
Agent
Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
A61B 17/22
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