ApplicationNo. 06/203320 filed on 11/03/1980
US Classes:600/7, Injectors/holders for seeds or implants (e.g., capsules)604/60Solid ejected from body inserted conduit
ExaminersPrimary: Lesmes, George F.
Assistant: Swisher, Nancy A. B.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61B 17/34 (20060101)
A61N 5/10 (20060101)
AbstractAn injector for implanting materials comprising a hollow tubular sheath with a sharpened point suitable for injecting into human tissue and a slotted needle slidably and rotatably mounted inside said sheath, the sheath being retractable to expose any portion or all of the slotted needle, and the needle being rotatable within the sheath. This device is employed for implanting radioactive seeds in human tissue for treatment thereof.