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Maglev frog angioplasty

Famously, a frog was levitated with diamagnetic levitation. I think this same effect could be used to compress or riplle human tissue producing noninvasive angioplasty
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the machine that levitated the frog was kind of large. I think the same diamaghnetic fields that repel water could, with a shaped beam, be used to ripple and vibrate the coronary arteries, producing an angioplastic effect. This would be better than invasive angioplasty.

Then again, it seems improbable.

beanangel, Dec 02 2016


       // a shaped beam //   

       Really ? Tell us more about this "shaped beam" ...   

       // it seems improbable //   

       You don't say ...
8th of 7, Dec 02 2016

       actually one plausible way to shape a magnetic beam is the meissner effect. That is the thing that causes superconductors to levitate. so what you do is you put a thing that looks like a lightswitch plate aperture [ = ] between the big magnet and the superconductor. vaguely, the thing about the meissner effect it that the filed lines flow around, rather than through, the superconductor, causing the ability to focalize magnetism.
beanangel, Dec 02 2016

       I'm not so sure I'm ready to have a frog magnetically manipulated through my veins.   

       Then again, it seems probable.
normzone, Dec 02 2016

       With Frog Probes.
bungston, Dec 05 2016

       The poles might need to be adjusted a tad.   

       I'd never have mentioned the levitating frog* if I'd known it would spawn this idea.   

       (*That's not strictly true; in fact I amphibian.)
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 06 2016

       Talk about a leap of faith - I toad you so.
normzone, Dec 06 2016

       It could work. I remain hopful.
bungston, Dec 06 2016

       Angioplasty is a delicate operation - get it wrong, and you'd most likely croak ...
8th of 7, Dec 06 2016

       A typical Halfbakery idea, warts and all.
normzone, Dec 06 2016


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