The Evolving Role of Ultrasound in Therapy

Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science

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Title The Evolving Role of Ultrasound in Therapy
 
Creator Saeed, Sahar Issa
Kamees, Mudhaffar Jawad
 
Subject physics
Ultrasound; Therapy; Tissue; Frequency; Intensity; Temperature.
 
Description This study highlights the role of ultrasound in therapy and to be a step toward of further development. When an ultrasound wave moves through a tissue it will raise the temperature of that tissue. This effect is beneficial in the treatment of some acute and chronic diseases. A special device used in this study. the device is designed to provide ultrasound waves with frequencies of 1 MHz and 3 MHz which are used in therapy. The frequency of ultrasound is inversely proportional to the depth of the tissues which have to be treated, 1 MHz frequency was used to treat deep body structures reaching 5 cm depth, while 3 MHz used to treat superficial structures. The increase in tissue temperature was measured when: First, by fixing the time and gradually increasing intensity and it is noticed that there is an increase in tissue temperature 0.16-3.04 °C for 1 MHz, and 0.3-3 °C for 3 MHz. Secondly, by fixing the intensity and gradually increasing time, also it is shown that there is an increase in tissue temperature of 0.3-3 °C for 1 MHz and 0.24-2.4 °C for 3 MHz. This rise in tissue temperature is due to the absorption of ultrasound energy in tissues and this effect is used in therapy. So, in a limited time larger number of patients can be treated by reducing the period of treatment with increased intensity of the ultrasound.
 
Publisher Mustansiriyah University
 
Contributor
 
Date 2021-12-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://mjs.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/ojs1/index.php/MJS/article/view/1117
10.23851/mjs.v32i5.1117
 
Source Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science; Vol 32, No 5 (2021): Special Issue: Mustansiriyah International Conference on Applied Physics (MICAP 2021); 13-18
2521-3520
1814-635X
10.23851/mjs.v32i5
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://mjs.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/ojs1/index.php/MJS/article/view/1117/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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