Table 3Energy production categories for hyperthermia

Bioactive MethodsContact-ConductionMechanicalElectromagnetic (Ultrasound)
active pyrogenic stimulatorshot applicatorssingle headElectric field (capacitivecoupling)
active mechanical stimulihotmedia aroundmultiple or focusedarrayMagnetic field (inductive coupling)
active electric stimulihot fluid introductioninterstitialRadiative (far field) (absorption coupling)
intracavitaryRadiative antenna array (interference)

From: Physical Background and Technical Realizations of Hyperthermia

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