Task Smart Therapeutic Ultrasound Device for Mission-Critical Medical Care (Completed)
Last Published:  04/20/22 11:43:24 AM (Central)
Short Title: Smart Ultrasound
Responsible HRP Element: Exploration Medical Capability
Collaborating Org(s):
National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)
Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):
  1. Support ongoing leveraged efforts in Acoustic Hemostasis (AH) and HIFU Tumor Ablation (TA) by addressing fundamental scientific issues as well as to ensure NSBRI relevance.
  2. Develop methods and technology that would enable detection of renal stones with ultrasound.
  3. Develop technology and perform in vitro studies of stone comminution.
  4. Utilizing technology and protocols developed in aims 2 and 3, perform in vivo studies in a porcine model.