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Jean Yves Chapelon, Dominique Cathignol, Albert Gelet, Emmanuel Blanc: Ultrasound therapy apparatus delivering ultrasound waves having thermal and cavitation effects. Technomed Medical Systems, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Pennie & Edmonds, February 11, 1997: US05601526 (322 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing therapy using ultrasound. The apparatus uses a treatment device having at least one piezoelectric transducer element to supply ultrasonic waves focussed onto a focal point or region that determines the tissue zone submitted to therapy. The treatment device, whic ...


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Jean Y Chapelon, Dominique Cathignol, Albert Gelet, Emmanuel Blanc: 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. Technomed Medical Systems, Iserm Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, December 12, 1995: US05474071 (148 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Jean Yves Chapelon, Dominique Cathignol, Albert Gelet, Emmanuel Blanc: 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. Technomed Medical Systems Inserm Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Parc d Activites la Poudrette Lamartine, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, September 16, 1997: US05666954 (136 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic endo-rectal probe comprises at least a piezoelectric transducer element mounted in a support member itself connected to a rigid guide means enabling endo-rectal insertion of said probe, the outside shape of said support member preferably being that of a disk having an outline that is f ...


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Jean Yves Chapelon, Dominique Cathignol, Albert Gelet, Emmanuel Blanc: Intrarectal treatment probe and apparatus for destroying tumoral tissues, in particular of the prostate, being used preferably in combination with an intraurethral imaging probe. Technomed Int, Inst Nat Sante Rech Med, September 11, 1992: FR2673542-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an intrarectal treatment probe and to an apparatus for the application thereof. This intrarectal probe comprises at least one piezoelectric transducer element (20) and is characterised in that the transducer element (20) is mounted in a support member (30) which is itself co ...