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1. (WO2017059143) BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/059143    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/054554
Publication Date: Fri Apr 07 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61N 5/10
A61M 29/02
Applicants: ZHANG, Jiaju
Inventors: ZHANG, Jiaju
Title: BRACHYTHERAPY APPLICATOR
Abstract:
A brachytherapy cervix applicator is disclosed comprising a cervix piece capable of reaching the cervix for radiation treatment and a uterus treatment piece comprising a moderately bendable and movable tube to aid insertion to uterus and an inflatable balloon in the uterus treatment piece to provide extra immobilization to the applicator inside the vaginal cavity. Optionally there is at least one radiation side-delivery channel located outside of the balloons.