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Systems and methods for focusing ultrasound through the skull into the brain for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes may be improved by utilizing both longitudinal and shear waves. The relative contribution of the two modes may be determined based on the angle of incidence.

Title
Focusing ultrasound into the brain through the skull by utilizing both longitudinal and shear waves
Application Number
12/425698
Publication Number
8617073 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2009
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Shuki Vitek
Haifa
IL
Oleg Prus
Haifa
IL
Agent
Bingham McCutchen
Assignee
Insightec
IL
IPC
A61B 8/00
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