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Title: Method for localizing heating in tumor tissue

Abstract

A method for a localized tissue heating of tumors is disclosed. Localized radio frequency current fields are produced with specific electrode configurations. Several electrode configurations are disclosed, enabling variations in electrical and thermal properties of tissues to be exploited.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862799
Patent Number(s):
4016886
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61N - ELECTROTHERAPY
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; localizing; heating; tumor; tissue; localized; tumors; disclosed; radio; frequency; current; fields; produced; specific; electrode; configurations; enabling; variations; electrical; thermal; properties; tissues; exploited; electrode configuration; radio frequency; thermal properties; electrode configurations; frequency current; specific electrode; /607/

Citation Formats

Doss, James D, and McCabe, Charles W. Method for localizing heating in tumor tissue. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Doss, James D, & McCabe, Charles W. Method for localizing heating in tumor tissue. United States.
Doss, James D, and McCabe, Charles W. Tue . "Method for localizing heating in tumor tissue". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862799.
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title = {Method for localizing heating in tumor tissue},
author = {Doss, James D and McCabe, Charles W},
abstractNote = {A method for a localized tissue heating of tumors is disclosed. Localized radio frequency current fields are produced with specific electrode configurations. Several electrode configurations are disclosed, enabling variations in electrical and thermal properties of tissues to be exploited.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {4}
}

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