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A method of treating tissue within a body includes directing an ultrasound transducer having a plurality of transducer elements towards target body tissue, and delivering ultrasound energy towards the target tissue from the transducer elements such that an energy intensity at the target tissue is at or above a prescribed treatment level, while an energy intensity at tissue to be protected in the ultrasound energy path of the transducer elements is at or below a prescribed safety level.

Title
Focused ultrasound system with adaptive anatomical aperture shaping
Application Number
10/916998
Publication Number
7699780 (B2)
Application Date
August 11, 2004
Publication Date
April 20, 2010
Inventor
Kobi Vortman
Haifa
IL
Shuki Vitek
Haifa
IL
Agent
Goodwin Procter
Assignee
Insightec—Image Guided Treatment
IL
IPC
A61B 5/00
A61N 7/00
A61B 8/00
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