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US20120330087 MOBILE MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHODS  
A mobile medical imaging device that allows for multiple support structures, such as a tabletop or a seat, to be attached, and in which the imaging gantry is indexed to the patient by translating...
US20130211179 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE DISEASE THERAPY  
A system for treating a lesion site of a patient is disclosed. The system includes a cannula having a lumen, a conduit in communication with said lumen, an introducer stylet removably disposed...
US20110257459 BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR  
Described here are brachytherapy applicators that comprise a modular support matrix. The modular support matrix may define the arrangement of radiation source lumens within the brachytherapy...
US20130012757 BRACHYTHERAPY TEMPLATE ADAPTOR  
A brachytherapy template adaptor for performing brachytherapy procedures using needles smaller in diameter than the template is designed to accommodate. Additionally, a kit for adapting a...
US20100241028 Navigable Tissue Treatment Tools  
Tools for accessing tissue are described for use with a locatable guide of a navigation system. In preferred embodiments, said tools are attachable to a distal tip of a locatable guide, such that...
US20140187849 BRACHYTHERAPY SOURCE ASSEMBLY  
An embodiment of the present disclosure is directed to a brachytherapy source assembly including a guiding wire and a brachytherapy capsule located at a distal end of the guiding wire. The capsule...
US20120142992 APPLICATOR FOR USE IN A BRACHYTHERAPY RADIATION TREATMENT  
In brachytherapy radiation treatment, particularly on the breast following a tumor resection, adequate skin to balloon distance must be maintained, to avoid damage to the skin. Often the distance...
US20120178984 BIO-ABSORBABLE BRACHYTHERAPY STRANDS  
Provided herein are bio-absorbable strands for use in brachytherapy. In an embodiment, a plurality of discrete hollow bio-absorbable segments spaced apart from one another and encapsulated using a...
US20140296612 Brachytherapy Assist Device  
A lightweight, portable, interchangeable and effective overlay plate that will increase the efficiency of brachytherapy radiation treatment and reduce the duration of the radiation exposure during...
US20120029263 COMPONENTS AND ASSEMBLY FOR PERFORMING BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT OF TUMOUR TISSUE IN A HUMAN AND ANIMAL BODY  
The invention relates to an assembly for performing brachytherapy treatment of tumour tissue in a human or animal body comprising an intracavitary component and at least one guiding unit, said at...
US20130211178 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...
US20090306453 Implant for Treating the Internal Walls of a Resection Cavity  
The invention relates to an implant for treating a cavity that is created as a result of a resection, the implant being modular and the modules being interconnectable.
US20090227827 Vaginal applicator for brachytherapy treatment of vaginal and endometrial disease  
A vaginal brachytherapy applicator has an insertable tip section, preferably rigid or at least firm enough to retain its shape when inserted, and a tubular handle section extending proximally from...
US20150174431 MOTION-COMPENSATED DOSE RECEIVED BY TISSUE IN HIGH DOSE RATE BRACHYTHERAPY PROCEDURES  
A system and method include a shape sensing enabled device (116) having at least one optical fiber (118). A source positioning module (124) is configured to receive optical signals from the at...
US20130085315 UNIVERSAL BALLOON FOR BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR  
A toroidal brachytherapy balloon is provided that fits over any brachytherapy applicator and reproducibly positions the applicator on every use.
US20100137713 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STABILIZING A TARGET LOCATION WITHIN A HUMAN BODY  
Systems and methods for stabilizing a target location within a human body. One embodiment of the system provides a tissue anchor for holding a tissue mass within a human body. The tissue anchor...
US20090018383 EXPANDABLE BRACHYTHERAPY DEVICE WITH EXPANDABLE CAGE HAVING A CONTROLLED DIAMETER  
A brachytherapy device may include an expandable outer cage an expandable inner cage positioned within the outer cage and configured to receive radioactive material at its perimeter. The...
US20150196648 Methods and Compositions for Treating Prostate Cancer  
Treatment of prostate cancer by regional and prolonged release of one or more nucleotide-based RNAi agents is provided.
US20140066688 BRACHYTHERAPY AND BUTTRESS ELEMENT CO-DELIVERY  
Brachytherapy delivery devices and buttress elements are described herein, along with methods of assembling the brachytherapy devices and the buttress elements for co-delivery of the brachytherapy...
US20080119687 TRANSPORT CABLE AND SOURCE CAPSULE WITH SAFE CONNECTING CONSTRUCTION FOR INTERNALLY IRRADIATING PATIENTS  
A source guide apparatus for brachytherapy application, wherein the source guide apparatus is provided with a source capsule, a guidewire for moving the source capsule through a catheter, a...
US20090312594 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...
US20110263923 SPACERS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, AND OTHER MEDICAL THERAPY  
Spacers for use in brachytherapy, radiotherapy, and other medical therapy, which can be used to improve a patient's outcome, assist in treating difficult cases and/or combine multiple modalities...
US20090093668 Device to stent an airway during brachytherapy treatment and to provide a secure and precise positioning of a treatment radiotherapy capsule within airway  
This invention relates to a device for brachytherapy treatment of a tissue growth on the inner surface of an airway lumen. The invention also relates to a device for treatment of an obstructing...
US20150190621 Device and Method for Tissue Displacement in Brachytherapy  
The present invention provides a device for displacing healthy or normal tissue away from radiation exposure during brachytherapy. In one embodiment, the device of the present invention comprises...
US20100016932 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INTERNAL HYPOTHERMIC RADIOPROTECTION  
A radioprotection device includes a body positionable in a living organism adjacent to both healthy and unhealthy tissue, where the living organism has a predetermined body temperature. The device...
US20070185368 BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR CHUCK  
The invention provides brachytherapy applicators and brachytherapy applicator chucks configured to reduce or prevent accumulation of blood and other contaminants therein. The brachytherapy...
US20150190653 DETERMINATION APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING THE POSE AND SHAPE OF AN INTRODUCTION ELEMENT  
The invention relates to a determination apparatus for determining the pose and shape of an introduction element like a catheter within a living being, wherein the introduction element (12) is...
US20150196778 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...
US20130338423 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...
US20100222627 ROUGH BIO-ABSORBABLE STRANDS FOR SEED PLACEMENT  
A rough, bio-absorbable strand is provided. More specifically, a bio-absorbable strand having a central body and a rough or irregular outer surface capable of securing the placement of the strand...
US20090209805 Tissue irradiation  
Devices and methods are disclosed for treatment to tissue surrounding a body cavity or other intracorporeal site, such as after removal of tissue, e.g. cancer. Such a device includes a treatment...
US20080146863 Internal radiation therapy device  
An internal radiation therapy device including concentric inner and outer tubes with the inner tube being inflexible and an isotope tube extending into the inner tube and being filled with a...
US20100010287 Brachytherapy device with one or more toroidal balloons  
The disclosure is directed to catheter devices and methods for controlled application of irradiation to tissue adjacent a body site, such as cavity after removal of tissue, e.g. cancer. The...
US20100210892 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...
US20100137674 BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT OF THE SPINE WITH IRRADIATED IMPLANTS  
A spinal implant configured to facilitate focused treatment of spinal tumors includes a plurality of irradiated implant seeds configured to concentrate the dosage and duration of radiation...
US20110040365 CATHETER  
A system comprising a catheter having an expandable element, which when expanded, has an annular shape surrounding a passageway. The expandable element in the expanded state is rollable along at...
US20050256361 Implant inserting device  
The invention concerns a device (1) for inserting implants (10) in the form of a cylinder of small diameter comprising gripping means (2), a trocar (3) fixed through its proximal end (4) to the...
US20120088952 BRACHYTHERAPY DEVICE FOR FACILITATING ASYMMETRICAL IRRADIATION OF A BODY CAVITY  
The disclosure describes devices and methods for asymmetrical irradiation at a body cavity or site, such as after removal of tissue, e.g. biopsy or cancer. One device includes a lumen which is...
US20050113629 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...
US20140206925 DEVICE PROVIDED WITH A SET OF APPLICATORS FOR CONTACT RADIOTHERAPY, AND SYSTEM COMPRISING SAID DEVICE  
Disclosed is a device for contact radiotherapy, comprising a set of applicators, wherein each applicator comprises a hollow spherical head, with different diameters, the external surface of which...
US20100063345 ENDOSCOPIC MEDICAL TOOL AND MEDICAL SYSTEM  
An endoscopic medical tool is endoscopically inserted into a body cavity in order to eject a member into the body cavity, and includes: a flexible sheath having an inner cavity; an elastically...
US20080009660 After-Loader Devices and Kits  
After-loader devices, kits, and methods for using the same are provided. Such after-loader devices are useful for loading implants into hollow needles, especially after the needles are inserted...
US20100217064 PASSIVE VENT FOR BRACHYTHERAPY BALLOON CATHETERS  
Embodiments of passive vent valve devices are disclosed. One of the novel aspects of the invention is its ability to transform from a packaging configuration to a use configuration. The packaging...
US20080183028 Cable-free arthroscopy  
The present invention relates to an arthroscopy apparatus, comprising at least three elements selected from: a conventional arthroscopic lens (12), to which there is coupled a power supply device...
US20080177127 Asymmetric Radiation Dosing Devices and Methods for Brachytherapy  
A brachytherapy treatment device includes at least one tubular insertion member, an expandable member, and means for deflecting the at least one tubular insertion member. The tubular insertion...
US20100036190 INTERNAL RADIATION SHIELD FOR BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT  
A brachytherapy shielding system configured to be used with a brachytherapy application includes a balloon catheter and a body made from a magnetic material positioned within an inflatable...
US20050080314 Shielded transport for multiple brachytheapy implants with integrated measuring and cutting board  
A normal system 100 for sterilizing, transporting and preparing radioactive seed strands for use in brachytherapy is provided. The system 100 is lightweight and can carry a plurality of seed...
US20100048979 Soft body catheter with low friction lumen  
The disclosure is directed to radiation catheter devices, methods for controlled application of irradiation to tissue at a body site, such as a cavity formed after removal of tissue, e.g. cancer,...
US20120310032 METHODS FOR ASYMMETRICAL IRRADIATION OF A BODY CAVITY  
The disclosure describes devices and methods for asymmetrical irradiation at a body cavity or site, such as after removal of tissue, e.g. biopsy or cancer. One device includes a lumen which is...
US20100145132 Dual Gynecological Balloon Packing System  
A gynecological balloon apparatus has a first balloon and a second balloon disposed with a gynecological brachytherapy applicator. The first and second balloons are each movable between an...

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