Hiroshi Ishiguro

Hiroshi Ishiguro was born in Toyama, Japan in 1957. He received the B.Eng., M.Eng., and Dr. Eng. degrees in mechanical sciences and engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT), Tokyo, Japan, in 1980, 1982, and 1985, respectively. He was a Research Associate with TIT and an Associate Professor and a full Professor with the University of Tsukuba. He is currently a full Professor at the Department of Biological Functions and Engineering, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan. His background is heat transfer, thermofluid dynamics, and mechanical engineering. His current research interests include bioheat transfer and biothermal engineering, particularly cryobiology and cryotechnology.

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The Palm-Sized Cryoprobe System Based on Refrigerant Expansion and Boiling and its Application to an Animal Model of Epilepsy
The purpose of this study is to propose the palm-sized cryoprobe system based on a new concept and to suggest that the freezing technique could be used for treatment of epilepsy. We propose herein a cryoprobe system based on the... Read more
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A Palm-Sized Cryoprobe System with a Built-in Thermocouple and Its Application in an Animal Model of Epilepsy
        We have studied a palm-sized cryoprobe system and showed that cryosurgery may be an effective treatment for epilepsy. Conventional cryoprobe systems have triple coaxial tubes. Since accurate temperature measurement of the probe tip is indispensable for reliable treatment of cryosurgery,... Read more