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Industrial Technology Research Institute


Image-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound System

Technology Overview

Image-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound System.
Image-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound System.

ITRI has developed the Image-Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound System for lipolysis. This radiation-free system enables the visualization of subcutaneous fat thickness, using a high-intensity focused ultrasound probe to break down subcutaneous fat in a noninvasive way. The thermal energy causes collagen to shrink, thus achieving the effects of skin lift and lipolysis. The maximum power of the system is 60 J/cm2. A 3-axis image-guided system is introduced to visualize subcutaneous fat thickness. Based on these images, the focal depth of the high intensity probe can be adjusted to carry out lipolysis within a depth range of 0.5 cm to 4 cm.

Applications & Benefits

In addition to providing body sculpturing and lipolysis treatments in accordance with different body shapes and fat thicknesses, the system can also be used in skin lift to expand the ultrasonic industry into the aesthetic medicine market, improving the competitiveness of Taiwan’s aesthetic medicine technology.

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