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9042964 System and method for fiducial deployment via slotted needle  
Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system and method for use thereof. A fiducial may include one or more protuberances configured to engage one or more slots in a needle of the system. The...
9028390 Apparatus and method for external beam radiation distribution mapping  
An apparatus and method for in vivo and ex vivo control, detection and measurement of radiation in therapy, diagnostics, and related applications accomplished through scintillating fiber...
8974364 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...
8944984 Radiation/drug delivery method and apparatus  
There is provided herein a brachytherapy delivery system for the internal delivery and positioning of therapeutic agent, most particularly, a discrete radiation emitting particulate, within or in...
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...
8855747 Engaged fiducials and system for deployment  
Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system including a needle and at least two adjacent and releasably-engaged fiducials retained within a lumen of the needle by engagement with each other...
8814775 Expandable brachytherapy apparatus and methods for using them  
Brachytherapy treatment apparatus are provided that include an elongate body including a core member and an outer member surrounding and movable relative to the core member. One or more helical...
8808157 Devices for assembling strands comprising radioactive seeds  
A cartridge may include a housing configured to contain a plurality of like items and a track inside the housing. The track extends in a first direction, and a plunger may be slidable along the...
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...
8790234 Brachytherapy system and in vivo dose detector therefor  
An in-vivo dose detector (41) for an HDR brachytherapy system (1; 31), wherein the detector is insertable into and movable through a catheter (15), and comprises a sensor (53) operable to detect...
8771161 Expandable brachytherapy apparatus and methods for using them  
Apparatus for delivering brachytherapy to a target tissue region includes an elongate body including a proximal end, a distal end sized for introduction into a tissue tract and carrying a...
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...
8764619 Brachytherapy fiducial needle fixation system and method  
A mechanism to facilitate the insertion of radioactive sources/source strands into soft tissue, such as breast tissue, and a method that utilizes this mechanism with the goal of improving the...
8758213 Minimally invasive applicators for robotic and non-robotic-assisted intraoperative radiotherapy  
An applicator is provided, for manipulating one or more catheters carrying a radiation generating device, for delivering a radiation field to a target, the applicator having a proximal end and a...
8758214 Radiation catheter with multilayered balloon  
A catheter device for irradiating tissue surrounding a body site within a body of a patient, includes an elongated shaft which has a distal portion configured to be deployed within the body site....
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...
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...
8641593 Brachytherapy element transfer system  
Disclosed herein is a system for transferring brachytherapy elements to a needle, such as seeds, connectors, spacers, and strands. The system comprises a transfer device and, optionally, a stylet...
8636635 Brachytherapy apparatus, systems, and methods for using them  
An applicator for delivering brachytherapy includes elongate members movable between collapsed and expanded configurations for delivering brachytherapy within a lumpectomy cavity, a vaginal...
8608632 Methods and devices for minimally-invasive extraocular delivery of radiation and/or pharmaceutics 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...
8602959 Methods and devices for delivery of radiation to the posterior portion of the eye  
Methods and devices for delivering radiation to a target at a posterior portion of an eye using a brachytherapy-administering device adapted to be inserted into a suprachoroidal space of the eye...
8597169 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...
8568285 Apparatus and method for external beam radiation distribution mapping  
An apparatus and method for in vivo and ex vivo control, detection and measurement of radiation in therapy, diagnostics, and related applications accomplished through scintillating fiber...
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...
8562504 Expandable brachytherapy device  
A method for brachytherapy in a lumpectomy cavity of a breast including, positioning a distal end of a brachytherapy device within the cavity, expanding an expandable surface portion located...
8545388 Apparatus and method for uterine preservation  
In one embodiment, an implant includes a first portion having a shape and configured to support a tissue within the body of a patient. Markings disposed on the first portion indicate a portion of...
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...
8517907 Expandable brachytherapy apparatus and methods for using them  
Apparatus for delivering brachytherapy to a target tissue region includes an elongate body including a proximal end, a distal end sized for introduction into a tissue tract and carrying a...
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...
8475353 Brachytherapy apparatus, systems, and methods for using them  
An applicator for delivering brachytherapy includes elongate members movable between collapsed and expanded configurations for delivering brachytherapy within a lumpectomy cavity, a vaginal...
8449440 Apparatus for automatic tracking and identification of device components  
Embodiments of an apparatus and method to track and identify radioactive sources are described. In one embodiment, a device includes first housing for a radioactive source having a first...
8409069 Brachytherapy appliance and method  
A brachytherapy appliance and method utilizing a body portion or element removably positionable within a cavity of a living body, such as an oral cavity, the body portion having a shape at least...
8373143 Patient immobilization and repositioning method and apparatus used in conjunction with charged particle cancer therapy  
This invention relates generally to treatment of solid cancers. More particularly, the invention relates to a computer controlled patient positioning, immobilization, and repositioning method and...
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...
8360951 Point of care radioactive material stranding system  
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...
8360952 Radiation shielding device  
Radiation shielding devices are provided herein. In particular, the devices provided herein can be adapted to shield radiation emitted by one or more radioactive brachytherapy seeds contained...
8337383 Seed-cartridge barrel assembler  
An assembler which limits the amount of torque that may be applied to a brachytherapy cartridge magazine when its cap is threaded onto same. The assembler is constructed so that the brachytherapy...
8298129 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...
8292795 Methods and apparatus for intraocular brachytherapy  
Methods and apparatus for intraocular brachytherapy are disclosed in which a cannula is introduced into the eye for delivery of radiation to a target tissue. Techniques for properly locating the...
8287442 Radiation catheter with multilayered balloon  
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...
8277370 Radiation catheter with multilayered balloon  
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...
8273007 Apparatus for transporting and positioning a capsule in which a radioactive source is present  
An apparatus is described for transporting and positioning a capsule, in which a radioactive source is present, from a screened safe into an applicator to be temporarily placed in the body of the...
8257241 Brachytherapy device having an alignment and seal adaptor  
A brachytherapy device for treating tissue within a cavity of a body. The device may include a first set of tubes configured to be inserted into the cavity through an opening at the surface of the...
8221436 Apparatus and method for positioning and orientation of medical instruments  
This invention relates to a method and an apparatus for positioning, orientation and insertion of a medical device. The apparatus comprising a first pentagonal mechanism which offers two degrees...
8221302 Shielded cartridge assembly for brachytherapy seeds  
A brachytherapy seed cartridge assembly includes an elongate movable shield, formed from a radiation-shielding material, that is slideably supported so as to movable between an extended position...
8172741 Seed magazine  
The invention provides magazines for radioactive brachytherapy seeds. The seed magazines provided herein include housing, seed holder, and pusher components, and optionally have a slidable shield...
8133167 Apparatus and method for radiation distribution mapping  
An apparatus and method for in vivo and ex vivo control, detection and measurements of radiation in brachytherapy accomplished through scintillating material detection. One example includes...
8128560 Power-supply starter apparatus for capsule-type medical device, start method of capsule-type medical device, and stop method of power supply for capsule-type medical device  
A power-supply starter apparatus for a capsule-type medical device that includes a container case internally retaining a capsule-type medical device having at least a intra-subject information...

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