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US20130211294 Shock Wave Therapy Device  
The invention concerns shock wave therapy device (1) with a shock wave therapy source (2) that is configured to emit a focused shock wave (4) onto a target (7) in a body of a patient (5), with an...
US20150073312 LOW INTENSITY SHOCKWAVE TREATMENT  
A low intensity shockwaves (LISW) system includes a support surface for a patient to sit upon, a shockwave generating device including focusing apparatus operative to focus shockwaves generated by...
US20070239085 SHOCKWAVE TREATMENT APPARATUS CARRIED ON A STAND UNIT WITH STOWING CAPACITY  
A shockwave treatment apparatus has a shockwave head that emits shockwaves during a shockwave treatment, the shockwave head being arranged on a movable mounting device and supported via the...
US20110196268 Precision Guidance of Extracorporeal Shock Waves  
Described herein are apparatus for performing lithotripsy. The apparatus comprise a CT scanner and a shock wave tube for generating shock wave pulses for fragmenting kidney stones. The CT scanner...
US20090043293 MULTI-MODULE SKIN OR BODY TREATMENT DEVICE AND THE METHOD OF USING  
A skin or body treatment device includes one or more removable and replaceable modules. Each module is configured to provide a skin or body treatment, underlying tissue treatment, or both. One or...
US20110270139 SHOCK WAVE THERAPY APPARATUS FOR EXTRACORPORAL SHOCK-WAVE THERAPY  
A shock wave therapy apparatus having a shock wave source and a control device for activating the shock wave source is provided for extracorporal shock wave therapy. The control device comprises a...
US20090204032 LITHOTRIPSY APPARATUS  
A lithotripsy apparatus (2) comprises an X-ray system (3), with an isocentre (1) arranged in a mid-plane of the X-ray system (3), and a shockwave head (6) that can be oriented with respect to the...
US20110028832 Shock wave therapy apparatus having an integrated X-ray device  
The invention relates to a combined shock wave therapy and X-ray apparatus having an oblique arrangement of a stand (5) of said apparatus relative to a patient berth (1).
US20130172789 Confinement of Kidney Stone Fragments During Lithotripsy  
The present invention improves significantly the success rate of lithotripsy and reduces the risk of tissue damage, by injecting a temporary plug in front, and optionally behind a concretion (for...
US20110060256 Confinement of Kidney Stone Fragments During Lithotripsy  
The present invention improves significantly the success rate of lithotripsy and reduces the risk of tissue damage, by injecting a temporary plug in front, and optionally behind a concretion (for...
US20140088465 Extracorporeal Pressure Shock Wave Devices with Reversed Applicators and Methods for Using these Devices  
A shock wave applicator includes a shock wave generator and an asymmetrical reflector portion in a housing. Asymmetry of the reflector portion is combined with one or more wave generators to...
US20140005576 SHOCK WAVE BALLOON CATHETER WITH MULTIPLE SHOCK WAVE SOURCES  
An apparatus includes a balloon adapted to be placed adjacent a calcified region of a body. The balloon is inflatable with a liquid. The apparatus further includes a shock wave generator within...
US20140243715 Extracorporeal Pressure Shock Wave Devices with Multiple Reflectors and Methods for Using these Devices  
A shock wave applicator includes a housing multiple reflectors with shock wave generators projecting into a shared cavity. The multiple shock wave generators are able to produce a variety of...
US20110245736 DEVICE FOR INTRODUCING SHOCK WAVES INTO A LIVING BODY AND USE THEREOF  
In a device for introducing shock waves into a living body by way of at least one element (4; 12; 14) which transmits the shock waves and upon which shock pulses act, wherein at least one spring...
US20120253240 PRESSURE PULSE/SHOCK WAVE METHOD FOR GENERATING WAVES HAVING PLANE, NEARLY PLANE, CONVERGENT OFF TARGET OR DIVERGENT CHARACTERISTICS  
An apparatus for generating pressure pulse/shock waves (PP/SWs) is disclosed which comprises a pressure pulse/shock wave (PP/SW) source, a housing enclosing said PP/SW source, and an exit window...
US20070118057 Acoustic wave energy delivery device  
An acoustic wave energy delivery device including an acoustic wave energy transducer for generating an acoustic wave along an acoustic wave propagation axis, focusing apparatus for focusing the...
US20070038160 Calculus breaking device  
This is a calculus breaking device comprising a first shock type probe for generating a first shock wave for breaking a calculus, a second shock type probe for generating a second shock wave...
US20080262483 METHOD FOR REMOVING PERMANENT TISSUE MARKINGS  
A method of removing markings, such as a tattoos, from the tissue of a subject that includes steps of generating one or more shock wave pulses external to the subject's body and focusing the one...
US20100036294 Radially-Firing Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy Probe  
Invasive side-firing electrohydraulic lithotripsy probes that creates a substantially annular shockwave to break up concretions are disclosed. Generally, the side-firing electrohydraulic...
US20050143678 Confinement of kidney-stone fragments during lithotripsy  
The present invention improves significantly the success rate of lithotripsy and reduces the risk of tissue damage, by injecting temporary plugs in front and behind a concretion (for...
US20070055157 Shock wave therapy device with image production  
The invention relates to a shock wave therapy device with a shock wave source for the emission of a shock wave and an ultrasound unit for obtaining image information by means of the emission and...
US20140257148 ULTRASOUND LITHOTRITE  
An ultrasound lithotrite comprises a handle main body (1) and a hand-held portion (2) connected to the handle main body (1), and an ultrasound generator (15) is disposed in the handle main body...
US20110118634 FRACTURING CALCIFICATIONS IN HEART VALVES  
A device for fracturing calcifications in heart valves including a catheter (12, 22, 42) configured for percutaneous delivery to a heart valve, an fracture-producing element (14, 26, 46, 64,...
US20130345600 METHODS TO INCREASE ELECTRODE LIFE IN DEVICES USED FOR EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE THERAPY (ESWT)  
Medical devices with novel spark gap electrode designs, able to control manually or automatically the electrodes gap are provided. These devices are used to generate a shock wave created by the...
US20050038361 Apparatus for improved shock-wave lithotripsy (SWL) using a piezoelectric annular array (PEAA) shock-wave generator in combination with a primary shock wave source  
The invention relates to an improved apparatus for the comminution of concretions in vivo by controlled, concentrated cavitation energy using two shock wave pulses with a specified time delay and...
US20090088670 SHOCK WAVE COUPLING ADAPTER AND METHOD OF USE  
A shock wave adapter for use with a focused shock wave applicator has a flexible, rigid or semi-rigid membrane or housing adapted to be filled with a fluid. The membrane or housing is devoid of...
US20080132810 Multiple lithotripter electrode  
A universal spark gap electrode with inner conductor formed as an elongate rod, an insulative sheath fit over the inner conductor, and an inner electrode tip soldered or brazed into the inner...
US20070232964 Use of a thyristor for electric switching during the generation of shock waves  
The invention relates to a device for the generation of shock waves for medical therapy, having a shock source, an energy storage and a switch, wherein the energy storage is a capacitor with a...
US20130046210 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR GENERATING A STEERABLE PRESSURE FIELD IN A SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPTER  
Lithotripter apparatuses and methods are provided for selectively modifying an acoustic pressure field and can include a shock wave source operable to generate a shock wave having a substantially...
US20090221940 APPARATUS FOR TREATING BIOLOGICAL BODY SUBSTANCES BY MECHANICAL SHOCKWAVES  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for the treatment of biological body substances, in particular of the human body, by accelerating a projectile (13) and colliding it onto an impact...
US20070016112 Shock Wave Treatment Device and Method of Use  
The system for treating an internal organ has a generator source for producing a shock wave connected to a portable shock wave applicator device, wherein the shock wave applicator device has a...
US20080228112 Shock wave conductor  
The invention relates to a device for reducing the coupling-in surface area of a shock wave reflector and for forwarding a shock wave focus zone.
US20080103481 Methods for Preventing Retropulsion of Concretions and Fragments During Lithotripsy  
One aspect of the present invention provides a method for the treatment of lithiasis, which mitigates the risk of damage to surrounding body tissue when removing a calculi (e.g., biological...
US20050010140 Shockwave or pressure-wave type therapeutic apparatus  
A shockwave or pressure-wave therapeutic apparatus is provided in which a therapy head is equipped with a shockwave source. The shockwave source is connected via a shock generator to a control...
US20080091125 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO DETECT THE FRAGMENTATION OF KIDNEY STONES BY MEASURING ACOUSTIC SCATTER  
During shock wave therapy, a determination is made that a kidney stone has begun to fracture, and then to assess a progress of its fragmentation. This determination can reduce the number of shock...
US20110028868 AUTOMATIC ADJUSTABLE VOLTAGE TO STABILIZE PRESSURE FOR SHOCKWAVE MEDICALTHERAPY DEVICE  
An electrohydraulic shock-wave therapy apparatus comprising a variable voltage source and a controller that controls said voltage source for accurate adjustment of the shock wave pressure. The...
US20100274161 IMPLOSION TECHNIQUES FOR ULTRASOUND  
A housing (50) is placed on skin of a subject, and draws at least a portion of the skin within at least a part of the housing. The housing includes at least first and second support structures...
US20120041346 Directing system for a device for producing shock waves  
A system for directing shock waves splits the shock waves into a plurality of components that are reflected or combined in multiple focal points arranged along a common focal line. The system...
US20070016115 Shockwave system controlled dependent on patient's blood pressure  
In a shockwave system with a shockwave source for treatment of a patient with shockwaves, a control and evaluation unit for evaluating an input signal supplied directly thereto that is correlated...
US20110054363 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR USING CONTROLLED BUBBLE CLOUD CAVITATION IN FRACTIONATING URINARY STONES  
A medical imaging and therapy device is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the device is that it can deliver Lithotripsy therapy to a patient, so as to...
US20070167883 Device for generating shock waves with a focus area extending in depth  
The invention relates to a device for generating shock waves with a focus area extending in depth and an attachment for devices for generating shock waves for providing a focus area extending in...
US20110306905 Shock wave apparatus with pneumatic drive  
According to the invention, the use properties of a shock wave apparatus are improved by providing a metrological detection of the pressing force in addition to a sensual perception of the...
US20070016114 Lithotripsy method and system without patient relocation between diagnostic imaging and treatment  
In a method to disintegrate a calculus in a patient by shockwave lithotripsy, a 3D image data set of the patient is generated in a first step; the shockwave lithotripsy is conducted in a second...
US20120157892 Apparatus and Method for Clearance Calibration of Shock Wave Electrodes  
An apparatus for generating shock waves, especially for medical application, creates a spark discharge between two electrodes in a liquid medium. At least one of the electrodes is moveable between...
US20100256536 Apparatus for treating a human or animal body by mechanical shockwaves having an exchangeable impact body  
The invention relates to an apparatus for a treatment of a human or animal body by mechanical shockwaves including a detection device for an automatic detection of properties of an impact body...
US20100137754 SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPTER SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF PERFORMING SHOCK WAVE CALCULUS FRAGMENTATION USING THE SAME  
The present invention provides a shock wave lithotripter system and a method of performing shock wave calculus fragmentation using the same, the system is composed of current commercial...
US20090216160 Focusing System for a Device for Producing Shock Waves  
A system for directing shock waves splits the shock waves into a plurality of components that are reflected or combined in multiple focal points arranged along a common focal line. The system...
US20090093739 APPARATUS FOR GENERATING ELECTRICAL DISCHARGES  
The invention relates to an apparatus (2) for generating electrical discharge in a fluid medium (3) in order to generate electrohydraulic shock waves. The electrodes (1) consist of a metallic work...
US20120215138 ACOUSTIC LENS FOR SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY AND RELATED METHODS  
Systems and methods for providing therapeutic shock waves are provided. A modified acoustic lens can include a first lens portion for directing a first part of an acoustic shock wave pulse toward...
US20090036803 PRESSURE PULSE/SHOCK WAVE THERAPY METHODS AND AN APPARATUS FOR CONDUCTING THE THERAPEUTIC METHODS  
The method of stimulating a substance is disclosed. The method has the steps of activating an acoustic shock wave generator or source to emit acoustic shock waves; and subjecting the substance to...

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