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1. (WO2007001363) CABLE ATTACHMENT FOR A RADIOACTIVE BRACHYTHERAPY SOURCE CAPSULE
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/001363 International Application No.: PCT/US2005/032643
Publication Date: 04.01.2007 International Filing Date: 15.09.2005
IPC:
A61N 5/10 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
N
ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
5
Radiation therapy
10
X-ray therapy; Gamma-ray therapy; Particle-irradiation therapy
Applicants:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC [US/US]; PO Box 2008, MS 6498 111B Union Valley Road Oak Ridge, TN 37831, US (AllExceptUS)
GROSS, Ian, G. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
PIERCE, Larry, A. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
GROSS, Ian, G.; US
PIERCE, Larry, A.; US
Agent:
BRUCKNER, John, J.; John Bruckner PC PO Box 490 Flagstaff, Arizona 86002-0490, US
Priority Data:
10/941,13015.09.2004US
Title (EN) CABLE ATTACHMENT FOR A RADIOACTIVE BRACHYTHERAPY SOURCE CAPSULE
(FR) FIXATION DE CABLE DESTINEE A UNE CAPSULE SOURCE UTILISEE EN CURIETHERAPIE RADIOACTIVE
Abstract:
(EN) In cancer brachytherapy treatment, a small californium-252 neutron source capsule is attached to a guide cable (17) using a modified crimping technique. The guide cable has a solid cylindrical end (18), and the attachment employs circumferential grooves (19) micromachined in the solid cable end. The attachment was designed and tested, and hardware fabricated for use inside a radioactive hot cell. A welding step typically required in other cable attachments is avoided.
(FR) Dans une méthode de traitement du cancer par curiethérapie, une petite capsule source de neutrons Californium 252 est fixée à un câble de guidage (17) au moyen d'une méthode de raccordement par sertissage. Le câble de guidage possède une extrémité cylindrique solide (18) et la fixation comprend des rainures circonférentielles (19) micro-usinées dans l'extrémité de câble solide. Le fixation est conçue, testée et fabriquée à des fins d'utilisation à l'intérieur d'une cellule chaude radioactive. Cette fixation permet d'éviter l'étape de soudage généralement nécessaire à la fabrication d'autres fixations de câble.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
CZPV2007-194RU02357774CN101048198CA2581084