Caroline Maleke

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BACKGROUND Bleeding from limb injuries is a leading cause of death on the battlefield, with deep wounds being least accessible. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has been shown capable of coagulation of bleeding (cautery). This paper describes the development and refereed in vitro evaluation of an ultrasound (US) research prototype deep bleeder(More)
The international participation in this Conference is reflected by delegates from some 20 countries. This year we are continuing to experience a phenomenal growth in the number of abstracts submitted to the Conference as compared to last year; over the last three years since the first Conference, the number of accepted abstracts has increased by some 65%,(More)
BACKGROUND Deep Bleeder Acoustic Coagulation (DBAC) is an ultrasound image-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) method proposed to automatically detect and localize (D&L) and treat deep, bleeding, combat wounds in the limbs of soldiers. A prototype DBAC system consisting of an applicator and control unit was developed for testing on animals. To(More)
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