Development of Support System for RFA

researcher's name
about researcher FUJIE, Masakatsu Professor (retired)
Faculty of Science and Engineering


・Research toward precise cancer ablation by using robot technology 
・Development of sensing method and estimation method for physical quantity related as ablation during operation


・Ablation support to hyperthermia (RFA; Radio frequency ablation) for cancer
・Non-ablation of cancer has been reported
・Heat energy to cancer is absorbed by blood flow


・Development of blood flow estimation method during RFA
・Development of temperature distribution simulator which calculates tissue temperature during RFA


・Development of system which is considered about tissue coagulation and necrosis with temperature rising
・System integration with needle insertion assisted robot 


  • Radio frequency ablation
  • Estimation method of blood flow

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posted: 2015/03/02