Method and apparatus for homogeneously irradiating the vaginal mucosa with a linear source uterovaginal applicator
Medical implantation device
Sustained release capsule for ruminants
Surgical instrument and process
Medical device for applying therapeutic radiation
Catheter and method
ApplicationNo. 190108 filed on 05/04/1988
US Classes:600/7, Injectors/holders for seeds or implants (e.g., capsules)604/106, Expanding arm or finger604/107Expansion actuated by axially movable member
ExaminersPrimary: Cohen, Lee S.
Assistant: Pfaffle, Krista M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA61M 036/12
AbstractAn implant capsule for insertion into a body canal to apply radiation treatment to a selected portion of the body canal. The device includes a body member defining at least one therapeutic treatment material receiving chamber and at least one resilient arm member associated with the body member for removably engaging the body canal when the device is positioned therein.
Field of SearchRadioactive substance placed within body (e.g., inhaled, implanted, injected, etc.)
Utero-vaginal or pelvic application
Injectors/holders for seeds or implants (e.g., capsules)
Means for placing solid treating material in body
Expanding arm or finger
Expansion actuated by axially movable member