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Title:
DEVEICE AND METHOD FOR THE PHOTODYNAMIC DIAGNOSIS OF TUMOR TISSUE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2002074339
Kind Code:
B1
Abstract:
An apparatus that includes a surgical telescopic device having a distal end and a proximal end; a camera coupled to the proximal end of the surgical telescopic device; and a holographic notch filter interposed between the camera and the proximal end of the surgical telescopic device. The camera preferably is a charge-coupled-device camera ("CCD camera"). The apparatus may also include a focusing lens or an alternative type of filter such as a long-pass filter or an infrared filter. The surgical telescopic device may be used by illuminating the material with non-white light and detecting the emitted fluorescence, phosphorescence or luminescence.

Inventors:
MCGREEVY JAMES (US)
GRISSOM CHARLES B (US)
CANNON MICHELLE (US)
Application Number:
US0207699W
Publication Date:
May 22, 2003
Filing Date:
March 15, 2002
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Assignee:
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
MCGREEVY, JAMES
GRISSOM, CHARLES, B.
CANNON, MICHELLE
International Classes:
G01N21/64; A61B1/00; A61B1/04; A61B19/00; A61K47/48; A61K49/00; C09K11/06; G01N33/574; G02B21/00; A61B1/313; A61B5/00; (IPC1-7): A61K41/00; A61B1/04; A61B5/00; A61B19/00; A61N5/06; G01N21/64; G02B21/00
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