Numerical Analysis of an Applicator for Hyperthermia Treatment of Melanoma

Authors

  • J. L. Duque Mun˜oz Dept. of Electrical Engineering Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • N. García Ramirez Dept. of Electrical Engineering Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • J. L. Araque Quijano Dept. of Electrical Engineering Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá D.C., Colombia

Keywords:

Cancer, hyperthermia, melanoma, multi-physics Sim4Life, simulation, tissue

Abstract

This document presents the design and validation of an applicator conceived for hyperthermia treatment of the melanoma in the human male torso and female leg. The applicator consists of an antenna array operating in the 5.8GHz ISM band immersed in an interface layer. The resulting device is comfortable to wear by the patient, low-cost and easy to store and handle. Simulation is carried out using Sim4Life and the ViP 3.0 human model, and the results demonstrate correct energy delivery to the tissue under treatment.

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Published

2020-11-07

How to Cite

J. L. Duque Mun˜oz, N. García Ramirez, & J. L. Araque Quijano. (2020). Numerical Analysis of an Applicator for Hyperthermia Treatment of Melanoma. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 35(11), 1322–1323. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/7519

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