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Microwave applicators for BPH thermotherapy
Author(s): Jan Vrba; R. Hlavac; Jan Herza; Roman Chovanec; Jakub Cvek; L. Oppl
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Paper Abstract

Paper deals with new results in the field of intracavitary microwave applicators used for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) treatment. We demonstrate here that it is necessary to use more sophisticated applicators than a simple monopole radiating structure. One of the good possibilities for safe and efficient treatments we propose here is a helix structure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 April 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5445, Microwave and Optical Technology 2003, (7 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560826
Show Author Affiliations
Jan Vrba, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
R. Hlavac, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Jan Herza, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Roman Chovanec, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Jakub Cvek, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
L. Oppl, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5445:
Microwave and Optical Technology 2003
Jaromir Pistora; Kamil Postava; Miroslav Hrabovsky; Banmali S. Rawat, Editor(s)

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