Document Type : Full Research Paper


1 Biomedical Engineering Division, Sahand University Of Technology

2 Department of Physics, Azad University of Ourmieh



The methods of focusing ultrasonic waves in order to apply hyperthermia cancer therapy have studied and a transducer capable of focusing waves on cancerous tissues with the aid of its piezoelectricelements has introduced. The amount of absorbed energy was computed by solving numerically the acoustic pressure equation using Rayleigh-Summerfield Integral, with the intention to determine the optimum spatial array of piezoelectric elements for energy concentration. In order to control the treatment procedure, the numerical solution of Bio-heat Transfer Equation (BHTE), along with the finite-element simulation of thermal energy distribution in a cervix cancerous tissue is considered.


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