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Exploring a Novel Heating Probe Design for Tumor Ablation1

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Lawrence Lau, Yen-Lin Han

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Seattle University,
Seattle, WA 98122

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033802Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030930 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1113; doi: 10.1115/1.4033802 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 1

Origami heating probes (outer radius = 9144 mm and structural opening = 60 mm): (a) partially expanded and (b) fully expanded (radius of wires = 15 mm)

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Fig. 2

Ablation volumes for various probe designs with 20 W power supplied

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Fig. 3

Temperature maps at 10 min of 20 W power input for (a) partially expanded and (b) fully expanded origami heating probes




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