• The issue compiles 20 histotripsy articles from global research groups.
  • Topics include liver tumors, blood clot degradation, urinary tract infections, immune system activation, and abdominal, brain, and tendon treatments.
  • The volume is dedicated in memory of Dr. Charles Cain.

Key Points

  • The issue compiles 20 histotripsy articles from global research groups.
  • Topics include liver tumors, blood clot degradation, urinary tract infections, immune system activation, and abdominal, brain, and tendon treatments.
  • The volume is dedicated in memory of Dr. Charles Cain.

IEEE cover logo“Histotripsy: Approaches, Mechanisms, Hardware, and Applications” is the theme of the September 2021 special issue of the journal IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. The issue was dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles Cain. The volume includes 20 articles from research groups around the world and covers histotripsy applications for liver tumors, blood clot degradation, urinary tract infections, immune system activation, and abdominal, brain, and tendon treatments. There are also several technical papers addressing imaging, transducer development, and treatment simulation and modeling. Histotripsy is also being tested for neuromodulation.

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