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Method and apparatus for dynamic focusing of ultrasound energy

United States Patent

December 3, 2002
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Method and system disclosed herein include noninvasively detecting, separating and destroying multiple masses (tumors, cysts, etc.) through a plurality of iterations from tissue (e.g., breast tissue). The method and system may open new frontiers with the implication of noninvasive treatment of masses in the biomedical area along with the expanding technology of acoustic surgery.
Candy; James V. (Danville, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 809,961
March 14, 2001
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.