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An apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, in particular the prostate, is disclosed comprising a urethral emitting probe having a front end capable of being inserted in the urethra, provided with a microwave antenna located intermediate or in the vicinity of the front end, the microwave antenna being connected to an external microwave generating device, and working at a frequency and at a power effective to heat the tissues to a predetermined temperature for a period of time sufficient to treat the tissues by thermal effect.

Title
Method and apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, and in particular the prostate, using a urethral microwave-emitting probe means
Application Number
438741
Publication Number
5234004
Application Date
March 12, 1991
Publication Date
August 10, 1993
Inventor
Paul Perrin
Lyons
FR
Marian Devonec
Miribel
FR
Jean Marie Jacomino
Villeurbanne
FR
Muriel Cathaud
Venissieux
FR
Francois Lacoste
Lyons
FR
Gerard Hascoet
Paris
FR
Agent
Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane
Assignee
Technomed International
FR
IPC
A61N 5/02
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