Electrostatic soft tissue wound repair enhancement
Iontophoresis device Patent #: 4474570
ApplicationNo. 06/683462 filed on 12/13/1984
US Classes:602/2, With light, thermal, or electrical application604/20, Infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-ray or electrical energy applied to body (e.g., iontophoresis, etc.)607/1LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION
ExaminersPrimary: Kamm, William E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61N 1/24 (20060101)
A61N 1/20 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1983-04-15 JP
AbstractA therapeutic method includes placing a sheetlike battery with a negative electrode thereof in contact with an affected part and attaching the battery to the skin by a covering member which covers the positive electrode of the battery. A therapeutic device is formed by the sheetlike battery and covering member which has an area larger than the battery and which is attached to the positive electrode side of the battery. The covering member is attached to the skin at the peripheral portion thereof after placing the negative electrode side of the battery in contact with an affected part of a human body.