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Adaptive Phased Array Thermotherapy for Cancer
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Adaptive microwave phased array antennas are well known for their ability to improve the performance of communications and radar systems. And now, adaptive phased array techniques are beginning to be successfully applied to RF and microwave thermotherapy treatment of cancerous tumors. This groundbreaking book details innovative phased array techniques currently being developed at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory for cancer treatment. Until now, this material has only been available in Lincoln Laboratory reports and peer-reviewed journals. From electromagnetic field theory for tissue heating...to simulations of adaptive phased array thermotherapy for deep tumors of the torso...to coverage of arrays for tumors in the head, neck, breast, and chest wall, this timely resource offers the expert guidance engineers and researchers need to work in this emerging area. Readers also find an insightful look at future research topics for adaptive phased array thermotherapy.


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Adaptive Phased Array Thermotherapy Approach for Cancer Treatment.; Electromagnetic Field Theory for Tissue Heating.; Adaptive Phased Array Algorithms for Thermotherapy.; Thermal Modeling of Tissue Heating.; Computer Simulations of Adaptive Phased Array Thermotherapy for Deep Tumors of the Torso.; Phantom Studies of Adaptive Phased Arrays for Deep Tumors of the Torso.; Adaptive Phased Arrays for Tumors in the Head and Neck.; Adaptive Phased Arrays for Recurrent Chest Wall Cancer.; Adaptive Phased Arrays for the Intact Breast.; Future Research Topics for Adaptive Phased Array Thermotherapy.


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ISBN-13: 9781596933804
Publisher: Artech House
Publication date: December, 2008
Pages: 220
Dimensions: 158.00 x 236.00 x 17.00

Subcategories: Oncology