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Roy W Martin, Mark D Brentnall, Andrew H Proctor: Ultrasonic applicator for medical applications. University of Washington, Eugene H Valet, April 17, 2001: US06217530 (95 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument uses solid tapered cones mounted to a preferably concave, spherically curved, piezoelectric ultrasound transducer which focuses and concentrates the ultrasound energy to a narrow tip so very high levels of ultrasound can be delivered to the tissue adjacent to the tip. Ultrasound ...


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Roy W Martin, Mark D Brentnall, Andrew H Proctor: Apparatus and method for producing high intensity focused ultrasonic energy for medical applications. University of Washington, Eugene H Valet, December 31, 2002: US06500133 (78 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument uses solid tapered cones mounted to a preferably concave, spherically curved, piezoelectric ultrasound transducer which focuses and concentrates the ultrasound energy to a narrow tip so very high levels of ultrasound can be delivered to the tissue adjacent to the tip. Ultrasound ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Roy W Martin, Michael B Kimmey, Michael D Schuffler, Andrew H Proctor, Geoffrey C Jiranek: Method and apparatus for determining the motility of a region in the human body. University of Washington, Seed and Berry, September 28, 1993: US05247938 (74 worldwide citation)

Devices are described which can be used to study the physiological function of the intestinal wall. These devices include an ultrasonic transducer that can be attached to a region of the intestinal wall. The transducer interrogates the wall and echoes are obtained from the different wall layers. The ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Andrew H Proctor: Miniature ultrasound imaging probe. Seed and Berry, January 12, 1993: US05178150 (30 worldwide citation)

A miniature ultrasound imaging probe that may be delivered through the biopsy channel of an endoscope. The probe includes a probe tip mounted at the distal end of a flexible catheter. The probe tip includes a transducer body mounted on the distal end of a distal actuating rod with the transducer bod ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Andrew H Proctor: Collapsible slide carousel. Silversquare, Seed and Berry, July 20, 1993: US05229799 (1 worldwide citation)

A collapsible slide carousel which allows for more efficient storage and transport thereof. The collapsible slide carousel includes an upper portion, a lower portion and a plurality of slide dividers pivotally secured to the upper and lower portions such that the slides can be positioned in an erect ...


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Roy W Martin, Mark D Brentnall, Andrew H Proctor: Apparatus and method for producing high intensity focused ultrasonic energy for medical applications. Office of Eugene H Valet, Pmb3, August 16, 2001: US20010014780-A1

A medical instrument uses solid tapered cones mounted to a preferably concave, spherically curved, piezoelectric ultrasound transducer which focuses and concentrates the ultrasound energy to a narrow tip so very high levels of ultrasound can be delivered to the tissue adjacent to the tip. Ultrasound ...