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9022915 Dosimetrically customizable brachytherapy carriers and methods thereof in the treatment of tumors  
Brachytherapy radioisotope carrier systems and methodology for providing real-time customized brachytherapy treatment to subjects with tumors difficult to control using conventional radiation...
8939881 Apparatus for loading dosimetrically customizable brachytherapy carriers  
A device for loading and customizing brachytherapy carriers based on the principles of optimizing a more precise and predictable dosimetry, and adaptable to the geometric challenges of a tumor bed...
8915834 Spacers for use in brachytherapy, radiotherapy, and other medical therapy  
A spacer for use in brachytherapy, and radiotherapy, is formed of an encapsulating material in a generally cylindrical or elongated shape. Regions are formed within the spacer and retaining...
8876684 Dosimetrically customizable brachytherapy carriers and methods thereof in the treatment of tumors  
Brachytherapy radioisotope carrier systems and methodology for providing real-time customized brachytherapy treatment to subjects with tumors difficult to control using conventional radiation...
8878464 Laser accelerator driven particle brachytherapy devices, systems, and methods  
A laser accelerator driven electronic brachytherapy system, device, and method for particle based treatment of a tumor or other human diseases and conditions.
8834340 Radiation containing seeds and method for high visibility magnetic imaging  
A radioactive seed and method for making a radioactive seed with selective magnetic imaging characteristics are provided. The seed includes a housing which may include a metal shell for at least...
8827884 Oncology therapies employing radioactive seeds  
An oncology therapy method comprises implanting a radioactive seed (10, 20, 30, 40, 50) in an oncology subject (S). In some embodiments the radioactive seed comprises a radioactive material (12,...
8821364 Brachytherapy seed with fast dissolving matrix for optimal delivery of radionuclides to cancer tissue  
A system, method and device for treating tumor cells utilizing a resorbable therapy seed made up of microspheres containing a beta- or alpha-particle-emitting radiation source and a resorbable...
8798716 Fiducial markers and related methods  
In part, the invention relates to fiduciary markers suitable for affixing to a patient that are detectable with respect an imaging modality such as MRI and methods of making the same. The markers...
8795146 Implants including spacers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation  
A brachytherapy implant includes a plurality of protrusions to reduce a tendency of the implant to migrate and rotate within a patient's body after implantation. Embodiments of the present...
8790235 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy  
A therapeutic member for use in brachytherapy deliverable to an implant site by way of a needle comprises a single radioactive source encapsulated by a bio-absorbable material having an outer...
8771162 Spacers for use in brachytherapy, radiotherapy, and other medical therapy  
A spacer for use in brachytherapy, and radiotherapy, is formed of an encapsulating material in a generally cylindrical or elongated shape. Regions are formed within the spacer and retaining...
8702579 Control system and method for precisely guiding a percutaneous needle toward the prostate  
A needle holder device for treating the prostate, involving a series of steps of inserting a needle into the prostate, has a rectal probe for ultrasonic 3D imaging and a computer for processing...
8696540 Apparatus and method to shield radiation needles  
According to one general aspect there is a needle package apparatus that comprises a top portion and a bottom portion; a plurality of needle slots exact distance apart that allows to place a...
8641592 Method and device for image guided dynamic radiation treatment of prostate cancer and other pelvic lesions  
A method and device for image guided dynamic radiation treatment of prostate cancer and other pelvic lesions including: 1) a unique fan geometry of radiation sources; 2) a special collimation...
8567410 Magnet-field controlled active substance transfer for aerosol therapy  
The present invention relates to aerosols containing magnetic particles, wherein the aerosols comprise magnetic particles and a pharmaceutical active agent. The invention furthermore relates to...
8545377 Magazine for chain components for a chain with radiation sources and a system consisting of a chain component and a magazine for chain components for a chain with radiation sources  
A magazine for chain components of a chain with radiation sources comprises a housing as well as a first means for receiving chain components that is mounted in a pivotal manner in the housing and...
8500693 Autoinjector received in external socket  
The present invention relates to a device for automatic injection of a product, comprising: a body (3) housing a container, the container being movable relative to said body between an initial...
8454489 Implant comprising radioactive seeds  
The present disclosure relates to an implant comprising at least two sheets of a biocompatible material, and at least one radioactive seed disposed between said sheets of material. The disclosure...
8430804 Methods and devices for minimally-invasive extraocular delivery of radiation to the posterior portion of the eye  
Methods and devices for minimally-invasive delivery of radiation to the posterior portion of the eye including a cannula comprising a distal portion connected to a proximal portion and a means for...
8366598 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation  
A therapeutic strand implant, for use in brachytherapy and deliverable to an implant site by way of a needle, includes a plurality of radioactive sources, and a polymeric material molded to...
8366597 Device and system for assembling chain components to a chain containing radiation sources  
A device is proposed for assembling chain components to a chain, wherein at least two chain components include radioactive radiation sources. The device includes a housing, a working channel which...
8323172 Brachytherapy devices and related methods and computer program products  
Methods of forming a low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy device include depositing a solution comprising a soluble form of a radioactive material on a substrate. A water-insoluble form of the...
8192345 Cartridge for use with brachytherapy applicator  
In an embodiment, a brachytherapy device includes a cartridge adapted for use with a brachytherapy applicator. A plurality of therapeutic members are stacked parallel to one another within the...
8187159 Therapeutic member including a rail used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy  
A therapeutic member for use in brachytherapy deliverable to an implant site by way of a needle comprises a single radioactive source encapsulated by a bio-absorbable material having an outer...
8140169 Induction heating for the delivery of thermal therapy  
An induction heating apparatus includes a first interventional device and a second interventional device. The first interventional device includes an electrically conductive material. The first...
8114007 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation  
In an embodiment a therapeutic member includes a solitary radioactive seed. The seed includes a metallic housing with radioactive material contained within the metallic housing. The metallic...
RE43134 Biocompatible denatured albumin lamina  
The present invention provides a denatured albumin lamina, useful for repairing lesions on solid visceral organs. The lamina comprises human serum albumin, formed into a thin, pliant sheet and...
8066627 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings  
A delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy comprising substantially axially stiff and longitudinally flexible elongated members made of material which is bioabsorbable in...
8033981 Radioactive member and method of making  
A radioactive member for use in brachytherapy comprising a molded elongate, bioabsorbable carrier material with spaced radioactive sources disposed therein, and methods for the manufacture...
8021291 Markers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation  
In an embodiment, an implantable marker, which is adapted to be implanted into patient tissue using a hollow needle, includes a marker body including a radiopaque material and a polymeric material...
8012455 Radioactive source materials formable into various shapes  
The present invention provides an integral source material, the integral source material has at least one nuclide that is an integral source material having at least one nuclide that is...
7988612 Carrier-free 103Pd brachytherapy seeds  
A brachytherapy seed comprising (a) carrier-free 103Pd isotope, (b) a substrate for the carrier-free 103Pd radioisotope, and (c) a casing for encapsulating the carrier-free 103Pd-laden substrate,...
7972261 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy  
An anchor mechanism includes a sleeve to fit around a structure such as a radioactive source, a thermal ablation implant, a spacer, a strand or a radiopaque marker. The sleeve has a bore that...
7966746 Needle penetrable and laser resealable lyophilization method  
A device and related method are provided for lyophilizing a substance within the device and storing therein the lyophilized substance. The device is penetrable by a needle for filling the device...
7922646 Plastic brachytherapy sources  
An implantable source (40) of therapeutic radiation for brachytherapy is provided as a sealed, biocompatible capsule (410) of plastic (e.g. polyethylene or PEEK) transparent to the radiation. The...
7905822 Brachytherapy method and applicator for treatment of metastatic lesions in a load bearing region  
A brachytherapy applicator for treatment of metastic lesions in a load bearing region is provided. The applicator comprises an elongate tube body having a proximal and a distal end and defining an...
7887476 Helical brachytherapy apparatus and methods of using same  
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for delivering brachytherapy into a target tissue region, e.g., a breast. In some embodiments, a flexible brachytherapy device is implanted that...
7885382 Radiation treatment using x-ray source  
Methods and apparatus are described for irradiating living tissue via a cavity or lumen, using an inflatable balloon applicator. In a preferred embodiment the applicator balloon has a balloon skin...
7881775 Radio guided seed localization of imaged lesions  
A method of removing lesions by implanting a radioactive seed at the location of the lesion, locating the lesion with the radioactive seed, and removing the lesion with the radioactive seed.
7878964 Echogenic spacers and strands  
Echogenic strands and spacers are provided for use in brachytherapy. Methods of making the strands and spacers are also provided. An echogenic strand for use in brachytherapy and a method for...
7874976 Echogenic strands and spacers therein  
Echogenic strands and spacers are provided for use in brachytherapy. Methods of making the strands and spacers are also provided. An echogenic strand for use in brachytherapy includes an...
7847274 Localization of a radioactive source within a body of a subject  
A computerized system 40 for locating a device. System 40 includes a sensor module 20 and a CPU 42. A radioactive source 38, associated with the device, produces a signal in the form of...
7795377 Method of preparing a material for an artificial seed  
A method of preparing a material for use in a manufactured seed is provided. The method includes providing the material having a melting temperature. The method also includes subjecting the...
7776310 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand  
A flexible or elastic brachytherapy strand that includes an imaging marker and/or a therapeutic, diagnostic or prophylactic agent such as a drug in a biocompatible carrier that can be delivered to...
7762940 Directionally emitting radioactive sources for brachytherapy  
Radioactive sources for implanting in tissue to treat tumors and to provide a directional dose to allow improved dose placement, particularly at the interface between healthy and diseased tissue.
7736294 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using seed strands with custom end spacing  
A delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy comprising a substantially axially stiff and longitudinally flexible elongated strand made of material, which is bio-absorbable in...
7736293 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation  
In one embodiment a therapeutic member includes a radioactive source and a material (e.g., a bio-absorbable polymeric material) that encapsulates the radioactive source. An outer surface of the...
7736295 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using custom end spacing  
A delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy comprising a strand made of material, which is bio-absorbable in living tissue and a plurality of radioactive seeds dispersed in a...
7736292 Brachytherapy apparatus and methods of using same  
Apparatus, systems and methods for delivering brachytherapy to a target tissue region of a human or other mammalian body. In some embodiments, a flexible brachytherapy device is implanted that...

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