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US20120123189 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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
US20100324353 ADHESIVE-STIFFENED BRACHYTHERAPY STRAND  
A stranded brachytherapy product and methods of forming a stranded brachytherapy product. The methods includes the step of applying an adhesive to a carrier containing at least one brachytherapy...
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...
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....
US20120016176 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
US20140350326 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...
US20150238661 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 earner that can be delivered to...
US20150057487 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...
US20140316187 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...
US20140275715 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...
US20130131434 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...
US20140179979 THERAPEUTIC AGENT APPLICATORS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The present application relates to applicators and methods for administering therapeutic agents to cancerous tissue. The applicators can be used to deliver radiation and additional therapeutic...
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,...
US20120253100 BRACED BRACHYTHERAPY NEEDLE  
Braces to reduce bending of a brachytherapy needle during insertion into a patient, as well as methods of using the needle braces and kits useful therefor.
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...
US20090247807 RADIOTHERAPY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A radioactive implant for brachytherapy includes a composite radioactive source having at least two different types of radionuclides.
US20090318746 Lubricious echogenic coatings  
Medical devices can include a lubricious echogenic coating that is slippery when wet and provides visibility during ultrasonic imaging.
US20140377336 USE OF SUBSTITUTED HEXITOLS INCLUDING DIANHYDROGALACTITOL AND ANALOGS TO TREAT NEOPLASTIC DISEASE AND CANCER STEM AND CANCER STEM CELLS INCLUDING GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME AND MEDULLOBLASTOMA  
The use of dianhydrogalactitol provides a novel therapeutic modality for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme and medulloblastoma. Dianhydrogalactitol acts as an alkylating agent on DNA that...
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...
US20130190549 POINT OF CARE RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL STRANDING SYSTEMS  
A point-of-care seed stranding device for automating assembly of brachytherapy seed strands for implantation in patients. The device includes a number of features to reduce the potential for...
US20100121130 DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERSTITIAL RADIATION THERAPY  
A prescription method of treating tissue comprises the steps of accepting a prescription tissue treatment plan for the tissue to be treated, positioning seeds relative to each other per the...
US20110040161 Device for generating a detectable signal based upon concentration of at least one substance  
Utilization of a contact device placed on the eye in order to detect physical and chemical parameters of the body as well as the non-invasive delivery of compounds according to these physical and...
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...
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...
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...
US20050261541 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.
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...
US20120065454 TETHERED AND/OR VISUALLY CODED BRACHYTHERAPY DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS  
Bracytherapy devices include a respective tether attached to a proximal end portion of the strands. The tether can be color-coded to match a color associated with the corresponding strand.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
US20060224035 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...
US20090131735 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...
US20150065784 BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
An applicator device is provided including a connecting unit. The connecting unit includes a first connector coupled to a first colpostat and a second connector coupled to a second colpostat. The...
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...
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...
US20100261946 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...
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...
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...

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