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US20090149692 IMPLANTS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY THAT RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION  
In an embodiment a therapeutic member includes a single radioactive seed and is adapted to be implanted into patient tissue using a hollow needle. The seed includes a metallic housing with...
US20110118532 Brachytherapy seed  
A radiopaque brachytherapy seed for implantation into a subject includes a biocompatible component, a therapeutically active component including a non-radioactive drug, and a radiopaque marker....
US20150231409 BUTTRESS BRACHYTHERAPY AND INTEGRATED STAPLE LINE MARKERS FOR MARGIN IDENTIFICATION  
A surgical buttress for use in a surgical stapling apparatus is provided. The surgical buttress includes an elongate rectangular body portion defining a width; a nose portion integrally formed...
US20080234532 FIDUCIAL MARKER  
A fiducial marker which is visible to a wide range of imaging techniques, comprises a radiopaque material, such as barium sulphate or a metal wire, encapsulated in a biocompatible polymeric...
US20080058579 Compositions and methods for treating disease utilizing a combination of radioactive therapy and cell-cycle inhibitors  
Disclosed herein are therapeutic devices, compositions and methods for treating proliferative diseases. For example, within one aspect of the invention therapeutic devices are provided, comprising...
US20070010702 Medical device with low magnetic susceptibility  
An assembly that contains a medical device and biological material within which the medical device is disposed. The assembly has a direct or alternating current magnetic susceptibility within the...
US20050079132 Medical device with low magnetic susceptibility  
An assembly with a substrate, nanomagnetic material and magetoresistive material. The nanomagnetic material has a saturation magentization of from about 2 to about 3000 electromagnetic units per...
US20160136454 TETHERED AND/OR VISUALLY CODED BRACHYTHERAPY DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS  
Brachytherapy devices include a respective flexible elongate tether with an external free tail end that has an opposing end that is attached to a proximal end portion of the corresponding strand....
US20090131734 Implantable medical marker and methods of preparation thereof  
An implantable medical marker, the marker comprising a marker body adapted for insertion via a needle and adapted to define a volume with a smallest dimension larger than an inner diameter of the...
US20090193764 Selectively Loadable/Sealable Bioresorbable Carrier Assembly for Radioisotope Seeds  
A selectively loadable/sealable bioresorbable carrier assembly for retaining and positioning elements used in brachytherapy procedures comprises a bioresorbable tube having a closed distal end and...
US20140018607 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGE-GUIDED THERAPY PLANNING AND PROCEDURE  
A method for generating a treatment plan for therapy comprising obtaining image data representing a tissue, determining a therapy dose map comprising dose values for a plurality of dose points...
US20090318746 Lubricious echogenic coatings  
Medical devices can include a lubricious echogenic coating that is slippery when wet and provides visibility during ultrasonic imaging.
US20070225544 APPARATUSES AND TECHNIQUES FOR BIOACTIVE DRUG DELIVERY IN THE PROSTATE GLAND  
Methods and apparatuses for the delivery of bioactive substances into the prostate. The present invention encompasses the release of bioactive substances into the prostate of a patient....
US20100298622 APPARATUSES AND TECHNIQUES FOR BIOACTIVE DRUG DELIVERY IN THE PROSTATE GLAND  
Methods and apparatuses for the delivery of bioactive substances into the prostate. The present invention encompasses the release of bioactive substances into the prostate of a patient....
US20130217952 OPHTHALMIC ORBITAL SURGERY APPARATUS AND METHOD AND IMAGE-GUIDED NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A flexible endoscope for ophthalmic orbital surgery includes a flexible probe housing having a proximal end, a distal end and a lumen extending between the proximal end and the distal end. The...
US20100286791 Integrated system for the ballistic and nonballistic infixion and retrieval of implants  
Provided are methods and apparatus for the use of magnetic traction to maintain the patency of a tubular anatomical structure, whether a vessel, duct, the trachea, bronchus, bile duct, ureter, vas...
US20140357977 Catheter Placement Detection System and Method for Surgical Procedures  
In order to increase the accuracy and speed of catheter reconstruction in surgical procedures such as an HDR prostate implant procedure, an automatic tracking system is provided preferably using...
US20130035537 ROBOTIC SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING TISSUE  
A method of manipulating an elongate member in at least two degrees of freedom includes holding an elongate member between two rotary members that define respective rotational axes, the elongate...
US20080249398 Hybrid Source Containing Multi-Radionuclides for Use in Radiation Therapy  
A hybrid multi-radionuclide sealed source for use in brachytherapy comprising a plurality of radionuclides is disclosed. The differing decay rates of the radionuclides in the hybrid...
US20140249406 COMPENSATOR-BASED BRACHYTHERAPY  
Compensator-based brachytherapy (CBT) for treatment of cancerous tumors or other pathologic tissues. CBT permits, in one aspect, increased dosage conformity for non-radially symmetric tumors by...
US20160243232 PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT  
The present invention relates to a combination of botulinum toxin and hyaluronic acid for use in the radiation treatment of cancer. The present invention also relates to a method for treating...
US20130102832 BRACHYTHERAPY DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS HAVING MICROENCAPSULATED BRACHYTHERAPY MATERIALS  
A brachytherapy device includes a bioabsorbable support and a plurality of microcapsules on the support. Each of the plurality of the microcapsules includes a plurality of microspheres and a...
US20080004483 Biodegradable seed placement device and method  
A biodegradable radioactive seed placement system is provided comprising a thin, flexible, biodegradable sheath having at least one radioactive isotope seed positioned between a first end and a...
US20050119591 EXERCISE APPARATUS  
A method of assessing a subject comprising exercising said subject on an exercise apparatus for exercising muscle groups said exercise apparatus including: support means (13) for supporting the...
US20110054235 PACKAGING SYSTEM FOR BRACHYTHERAPY IMPLANT AND CUTTING THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates to a thermo formed tray having an upper half and a lower half. The upper half and the lower half define a closed configuration when the upper half and the lower half...
US20120259153 DELIVERY SYSTEMS FOR BRACHYTHERAPY, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
Delivery systems adapted for implementation during a brachytherapy procedure are provided. The delivery system includes a plurality of brachytherapy seeds and a plurality of spacers. Each spacer...
US20090216065 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 comprises a housing which may include a metal shell for at least...
US20100143242 Delivery system for therapy comprising hollow seeds, and the method of use thereof  
Hollow metal and polymeric containers (or seeds) are provided having a therapeutic agent encapsulated therein, e.g., a nucleic acid or cytokine, that diffuses out of the seeds via one or more...
US20080076957 Method of producing europium-152 and uses therefor  
Provided herein is a method of producing europium-152 as a radiotherapeutic source for external beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy using existing containment or capsule devices for the...
US20150031935 DELIVERY APPLICATOR FOR RADIOACTIVE STAPLES FOR BRACHYTHERAPY MEDICAL TREATMENT  
An instrument used for brachytherapy delivery in the treatment of cancer by radiation therapy including a handle having first and second handle actuators; an end effector; and an instrument shaft...
US20100056843 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-particle-emitting radiation source and a resorbable polymer...
US20120108882 Brachytherapy Devices and Related Methods Providing Bioaborbability and/or Asymmetric Irradiation  
A brachytherapy device includes a sealed housing having a radioactive material therein, and at least one shielding member extending away from the housing and configured to provide radiation...
US20050250973 Hollow bioabsorbable elements for positioning material in living tissue  
System, including apparatus and methods, for positioning medical material in living tissue using hollow elements that are formed unitarily from a synthetic bioabsorbable material.
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...
US20160074337 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO IMPROVE THE THERAPEUTIC BENEFIT OF SUBOPTIMALLY ADMINISTERED CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS INCLUDING SUBSTITUTED HEXITOLS SUCH AS DIBROMODULCITOL  
The present invention describes methods and compositions for improving the therapeutic efficacy of therapeutic agents previously limited by suboptimal therapeutic performance by either improving...
US20150182659 METHODS AND KITS FOR REVERSIBLE ADHESION OF IMPLANTS TO AN EYE SCLERA  
Methods and kits are provided for reversibly affixing an implant to a sclera of an eye of a subject. The methods and kits are based on applying a composition comprising at least one fibrin-based...
US20140323795 BENDABLE, SHIELDING BRACHYTHERAPY NEEDLE HOLDER PROVIDING ONE-HANDED ACCESS  
A brachytherapy needle holder includes a needle card holding one or more brachytherapy needles preloaded with one or more brachytherapy seeds, wherein the needle holder includes a scored needle...
US20080004482 Radiation source device  
A radiation source device. The radiation source device has a radiolucent window portion, such as formed of beryllium, with a front window and a sleeve portion having an outer surface and a window...
US20130253255 Brachytherapy Seed, Methodology and Calculating Dose of Brachytherapy and Method of Treatment  
The invention provides for a brachy-therapy seed, wherein the seed includes at least two disparate radionuclides of a chemical element, the radionuclides encapsulated to form a brachytherapy seed...
US20150148669 MEDICAL METAL MATERIAL FOR IN VIVO INSERTION, COMPRISING IN VIVO MOVEMENT-PREVENTING MEANS  
The present invention relates to an implantable medical appliance with means of migration prevention, which is either coated with a biocompatible polymer or coated with a biocompatible adhesive,...
US20130046128 Radiotherapy Delivery Cannula With Visual Confirmation Window  
A radiotherapy delivery device is provided comprising an elongated applicator having a proximal end and a distal end having a tip. The distal end is adapted to be introduced into a body including...
US20160184606 Device for collimating electromagnetic radiation  
The present invention relates to a device for collimating electromagnetic radiation comprising a shielding structure at least partially surrounding a radiation source which has an opening in a...
US20100099940 Thulium-containing low dose rate brachytherapy seed  
A low dose rate brachytherapy seed having activity in the range between 0.5 and 10 millicurie, preferably less than 3 millicurie, comprising thulium-170 placed within a casing and at least one...
US20080287729 INTERSTITIAL MARKER AND METHOD FOR CREATION THEREOF  
An interstitial marker for localization of organs, biopsy sites, tumors or tumor beds, is comprised of a fluid marker material which is visible under at least one imaging modality. The fluid...
US20140296611 Brachytherapy Radiation Protective Shield and Method for Protecting Against Radiation  
A lightweight, portable, interchangeable and effective shield that will protect from radiation during the radioactive seed insertion and positioning in brachytherapy. The shield is attached to the...
US20140206926 METHODS FOR OPTIMIZING AND EVALUATING DOSE DISTRIBUTIONS IN BRACHYTHERPAY  
Methods and systems are disclosed for radiation therapy treatment planning. In one embodiment, a radiation therapy treatment planning method is disclosed for adjusting a dose distribution of a...
US20090247807 RADIOTHERAPY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A radioactive implant for brachytherapy includes a composite radioactive source having at least two different types of radionuclides.
US20120142993 Method for large scale production of cesium-131 with low cesium-132 content  
The present invention provides a method for large scale production of cesium-131 (Cs-131) with low cesium-132 (Cs-132) content, where the Cs-131 is produced via barium-131 (Ba-131) decay. Uses of...
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