Design of focused ultrasound surgery transducers

  title={Design of focused ultrasound surgery transducers},
  author={I H Rivens and R. P. Clarke and G. R. ter Haar},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control},
High-intensity focused ultrasound surgery (FUS) has been developed for the extracorporeal treatment of various benign and malignant soft tissue tumors. The system developed at the Institute of Cancer Research/Royal Marsden (ICR/RM) National Health Service (NHS) Trust incorporates a 150 mm focal length focused bowl transducer operated at 1.7 MHz, and is currently undergoing Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and superficial bladder cancer. However, the… CONTINUE READING


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