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Device to Determine the Location of the Guidewire in Lumpectomy Excisions
An optical inspection system to assist a pathologist in determining the location of the guidewire in a surgical lumpectomy.Problem Solved by this TechnologyDuring image-guided surgery, a guidewire is used to label a target lesion. A surgeon uses the guidewire to determine the location of the mass and information from the mammogram to determine the size...
Published: 4/28/2015   |   Inventor(s): Andrew Berger, Thomas Foster, Rebecca Wilson, James Zavislan
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Category(s): Surgical/Medical Device, Optics
Photodynamic Therapy with Spatially-Resolved Dual Spectroscopic Monitoring and Related System
Brief Description:Since 2003, a collaborative research effort between researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has resulted in the development of a system for delivery of photodynamic therapy(PDT) for the treatment of cancer with capabilities for realtime spectroscopic monitoring and...
Published: 3/24/2009   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Foster, William Cottrell, Chad Bigelow, Allan Oseroff
Keywords(s): Cancer, Instrumentation, Laser Systems, Medical Device, Optical Fiber, Therapy
Category(s): Therapeutic