Ultrasonic Hyperthermia for Cancer Treatment .

  • V.R. Singh National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.
  • Mahesh Shriwastava National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.
Keywords: Ultrasonic focusing techniques, Hyperthermia, Ultrasonic hyperthermia

Abstract

In this paper, design of transducers, ultrasonic focusing techniques and temperature monitoring for hyperthermia are described. Efforts being made at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, on the development of an indigeneous ultrasonic hyperthermia and non-invasive temperature monitoring systems are discussed

Author Biographies

V.R. Singh, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.
Dr VR Singh received PhD from lIT, Delhi, in 1974. He has twenty-four years of research experience in biomedical engineering, transducer/sensor technology and electronic instrumentation. Currently, he is engaged in research on sensors, transducers, digital electronics, instrumentation and biomedical ultrasonics at NPL, New Delhi . Dr Singh received many awards which include INSA Young Scientist Award (1974), TIET Distinguished Alumni Award (1983);ICMR Young Scientist Award (1984); Certificate of AppreciationIHonour by Japan Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (1985); AFSUMB Medal (1987) and the Institution of Engineers (India) Prize for the best research paper (1988-1989). He has more than 150 research contributions and a dozen patents to his credit. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, USA, life member of Biomedical Engineering Society of India and National Foundation of Indian Engineers, Life Fellow of Ultrasonic Society of India , Acoustical Society of India, and a Fellow of Metrological
Society of India; He worked on the executive comrnitees of some of these societies.
Mahesh Shriwastava, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.
Mr Mahesh Shrlwastava obtained 'MSc (Applied Physics) in 1990 from Rani Durgavati University. Jabalpur. Since 1991 he has been carrying out his research in the field of ultrasonic hyperthemia at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi. He has a couple of research publications to his credit.
Published
2013-01-01
How to Cite
SinghV., & ShriwastavaM. (2013). Ultrasonic Hyperthermia for Cancer Treatment . Defence Science Journal, 43(3), 235-241. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.43.4227
Section
Special Issue Papers