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Zvi Friedman, Dov Maor, Shuki Vitek: Systems and methods for ultrasound assisted lipolysis. Insightec Txsonics, Bingham McCutchen, November 11, 2003: US06645162 (246 worldwide citation)

Cells are destroyed within a subcutaneous tissue region using a transducer disposed externally adjacent to a patient's skin. The transducer emits acoustic energy that is focused at a linear focal zone within the tissue region, the acoustic energy having sufficient intensity to rupture cells wit ...


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Zvi Friedman, Dov Maor, Shuki Vitek: Systems and methods for ultrasound assisted lipolysis. Insightec Txsonics, Bingham McCutchen, September 30, 2003: US06626854 (225 worldwide citation)

Cells are destroyed within a subcutaneous tissue region using a transducer disposed externally adjacent to a patient's skin. The transducer emits acoustic energy that is focused at a linear focal zone within the tissue region, the acoustic energy having sufficient intensity to rupture cells wit ...


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Dov Maor, Javier Grinfeld, Kullervo Hynynen: Ultrasound therapy. Brigham and Women&apos s Hospital, InSightec Image Guided Treatment, Ivor R Elrifi Esq, Shane H Hunter Esq, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, September 2, 2003: US06612988 (108 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method of delivering ultrasound signals. The method includes providing an image of at least a portion of a subject intended to receive ultrasound signals between sources of the ultrasound signals and a desired region of the subject for receiving focused ultrasound signals, i ...


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Shuki Vitek, Dov Maor: Systems and methods for creating longer necrosed volumes using a phased array focused ultrasound system. InSightec TxSonics, Bingham McCutchen, September 2, 2003: US06613004 (106 worldwide citation)

A system for performing a therapeutic procedure using focused ultrasound includes a transducer array including a plurality of transducer elements, drive circuitry coupled to the transducer elements, and a controller coupled to the drive circuitry. The controller controls the drive circuitry to alter ...


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Zvi Friedman, Dov Maor: Systems and methods for steering a focused ultrasound array. InSightec TxSonics, Bingham McCutchen, September 2, 2003: US06613005 (82 worldwide citation)

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array including a plurality of sub-arrays, each sub-array defining an acoustic emission surface and including a plurality of transducer elements thereon. A mechanical controller is coupled to the sub-arrays that includes actuators for moving the sub- ...


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Zvi Friedman, Dov Maor: Systems and methods for focussing an acoustic energy beam transmitted through non-uniform tissue medium. Insightec TxSonics, Bingham McCutchen, December 23, 2003: US06666833 (77 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for focussing an ultrasound energy beam transmitted from an array of transducer elements located outside the body through a non-uniform tissue medium, such as a skull, to a location (e.g., a tumor) located inside the body by monitoring a signal representing reflected portions of ...


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Naor Wainer, Gideon Berlad, Yaron Hefetz, Dov Maor, Israel Ohana, Natan Hermony: Gamma ray collimator. Elgems, Paul Fenster, Christian Cabou, August 7, 2001: US06271524 (60 worldwide citation)

A gamma ray collimator assembly comprising a first portion and a second collimator portion, the first and second portions having different gamma ray acceptance angles.


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Shuki Vitek, Doron Kopelman, Yoav Medan, Dov Maor: Endo-cavity focused ultrasound transducer. Insightec Image Guided Treatment, Vista IP Law Group, May 27, 2008: US07377900 (60 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering acoustic energy to a target site adjacent a body passage includes first and second elongate members, each carrying one or more transducer elements on their distal ends. The first and/or second elongate members include connectors for securing the first and second elongate ...


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Gideon Berlad, Dov Maor, Yigal Shrem, Adrian Soil: Reduction of image artifacts caused by unwanted photons. Elscint, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, July 18, 1995: US05434414 (22 worldwide citation)

A system for recording fewer of the events that are caused either by Compton scatter photons or by gamma radiation interacting with lead. The system locally determines the energy spectrum and fits the determined energy spectrum with a trial function composed of a photopeak component of known energy ...


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