therapeutic ultrasound


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therapeutic ultrasound

high intensity ultrasound causing coagulation necrosis of tissue, used in treatment of some benign tumors, such as uterine leiomyomata.

ther·a·peu·tic ul·tra·sound

(thār'ă-pyū'tik ŭl'tră-sownd)
Therapeutic use of ultrasound to warm tissue.
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We are poised to bring to market the worlds most advanced therapeutic ultrasound platform that will enable novel treatments for a wide range of diseases from womens health to cancer.
Therapeutic ultrasound. Sound waves pass through the injured tissues, warming them up and promoting circulation, tissue extensibility, and pain relief.
In practice, this effect is obtained from the production of high-frequency oscillation sound waves, directed by the therapeutic ultrasound apparatus (US).
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Based on technology, the market is segmented into diagnostic ultrasound (comprising 2D, 3D & 4D, Doppler Ultrasound), and therapeutic ultrasound (comprising High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound [HIFU], and Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy [ESWL]).
Therefore, it should be assured that the therapeutic ultrasound can reach to the deepest layer of the uterine fibroid with a safety margin.
Therapeutic ultrasound versus sham ultrasound for the management of patients with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized double-blind controlled clinical study.
At the rehab facility, your dog is likely to receive therapeutic laser, therapeutic ultrasound, and/or electrical stimulation treatments to help accelerate healing and decrease pain.
Later again in the lumbar paravertebral region, patients had therapeutic ultrasound treatment of 1.3 watt/cm2 power, 1 mHz frequency applied with a US device (BTL4825S Kombi Topline) for 10 minutes continuously.
And it relies mainly on studies that have shown that high doses of therapeutic ultrasound can produce PC closure (De Forest et al., 1953), where one of the mechanisms possibly implicated is the thermal effects of the US.
Membrane damage effect of therapeutic ultrasound on Ehrlich ascitic tumor cells.