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A therapeutic endo-rectal probe comprises a piezoelectric transducer element mounted in a support member itself connected to a rigid guide means enabling endo-rectal insertion of the probe, the outside shape of the support member preferably being that of a disk having an outline that is for the most part substantially circular or substantially elliptical, thereby facilitating endo-rectal insertion.

Title
Therapeutic endo-rectal probe and apparatus constituting an application thereof for destroying cancer tissue, in particular of the prostate, and preferably in combination with an imaging endo-cavitary-probe
Application Number
795197
Publication Number
5474071
Application Date
February 22, 1994
Publication Date
December 12, 1995
Inventor
Emmanuel Blanc
Saint Genis Laval
FR
Albert Gelet
Lyons
FR
Dominique Cathignol
Genas
FR
Jean Y Chapelon
Villeurbanne
FR
Agent
Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane
Assignee
Iserm Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale
FR
Technomed Medical Systems
FR
IPC
A61B 8/00
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