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Bernd Granz, Ulrich Schaetzle: Therapy apparatus for locating and treating a zone located in the body of a life form with acoustic waves. Siemens Aktiengesellschat, Hill Steadman & Simpson, June 18, 1996: US05526815 (219 worldwide citation)

A therapy apparatus for locating and treating a zone situated in the body of a subject life form with ultrasound includes an ultrasound transducer which can be optionally operated in a therapy mode or a locating mode, and which generates therapeutic ultrasound waves having a first frequency focused ...


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Ulrich Schaetzle, Bernd Granz: Therapy apparatus for locating and treating a zone in the body of a life form with acoustic waves. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Steadman & Simpson, February 21, 1995: US05391140 (189 worldwide citation)

A therapy apparatus for locating and treating a zone in the body of a living subject with focused, therapeutic ultrasound waves having a first frequency includes an ultrasound locating system which emits diagnostic ultrasound having a second frequency, and which receives parts of the diagnostic ultr ...


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Bernd Granz, Guenther Winkelmann: Therapy apparatus with a source of acoustic waves. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, April 7, 1998: US05735796 (43 worldwide citation)

A therapy apparatus with a source of therapeutic acoustic waves, an ultrasound locating system with a diagnostic ultrasound transducer that emits a diagnostic ultrasound beam whose central ray is displaceable such in a scanning surface so that it scans a body slice of a subject to be treated achieve ...


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Fritz Breimesser, Bernd Granz, Ralph Oppelt, Horst Siebold: Ultrasound imaging system having a reduced number of lines between the base unit and the probe. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 22, 1997: US05622177 (35 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound imaging system has a probe containing a 2-D array of transducer elements and a base unit for the phase-delayed driving of the transducer elements of the array. Transmit pulsers digitally controlled by the base unit are provided for the transducer elements in the probe, and an address d ...


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Mario Bechtold, Bernd Granz, Hans Peter Heindel: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, October 3, 2000: US06128523 (30 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for fixing a female breast for use in a variety of medical-technical applications such as, for example, ultrasound therapy, ultrasound diagnosis or biopsy. The fixing apparatus includes a container, into which the breast is introduced, a fixing diaphragm, and at least one compression cu ...


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Fritz Breimesser, Bernd Granz: Apparatus for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic signals. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon and Kenyon, May 16, 1989: US04831601 (29 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic signals for an ultrasonic imaging device operating by the pulse echo method. There is arranged next to a linear array of ultrasonic transducer elements serving as ultrasonic transmitter, a matrix type array of ultrasonic transducer elements serv ...


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Bernd Granz: Ultrasonic sensor. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 29, 1988: US04734611 (22 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an ultrasonic sensor (24) in which a polymer foil (4) supported in its peripheral area is piezoelectrically activated at least in a partial section (42). The partial section (42) is electrically coupled to electrodes (8). According to the invention, the electrodes (8), which p ...


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Bernd Granz, Peter Krammer, Bertram Sachs: Ultrasonic transducer for the determination of the acoustic power of a focused ultrasonic field. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 16, 1988: US04764905 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an ultrasonic transducer for the determination of the acoustic power of an ultrasonic field (1) focused at a point (F). According to the invention, an ultrasonic transducer 2 contains a support structure (4) which has the shape of a spherical cup and whose center coincides wit ...


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Franz Altmann, Bernd Granz, Dieter Grenda, Ralph Oppelt: Array apparatus for reading-out a two-dimensional charge image. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 27, 1986: US04592029 (20 worldwide citation)

An array device having a plurality of stacked circuit boards, each having a recess in a flat side thereof which extends parallel to a narrow side; the recess containing electronic components. Control lines for the electronic components are arranged on a flat side of the circuit board. Each circuit b ...


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Mario Bechtold, Bernd Granz, Hans Peter Heindel, Andrea Heilingbrunner: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, Gregory L Mayback, August 17, 2004: US06778848 (15 worldwide citation)

A device provides ultrasonic therapy to a female breast. To this end, the breast is introduced into a container which, for a good acoustic coupling, is filled with at least one liquid. An ultrasonic transducer emits sound into the breast in a region which, in the positive and negative direction of r ...