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Human Powered Medical Device and Water Sterilizer
The present invention relates to methods and devices for sterilizing medical instruments and water for human consumption. Pathogens either on medical instruments or in small water droplets (mist) can be killed by abrupt heat transfer from the surrounding air. Our invention permits very rapid heating of the air using only human energy in a very efficient...
Published: 4/1/2014   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Rylander
Category(s): Medical, Devices, Biomedical
Fiberoptic Microneedle Device for Convection-Enhanced Thermochemotherapy of Malignant Glioma
This invention allows diffuse convection-enhanced delivery of chemotherapy to tumors unreachable by direct surgical intervention. The device employs simultaneous co-delivery of fluid agents and laser energy at multiple infusion points to improve coverage of tumor margins. Previous similar methods have recently failed to meet clinical endpoints in Phase...
Published: 9/14/2012   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Rylander, Robert Hood, John Robertson, Marissa Nichole Rylander
Keywords(s): Medical/Device
Category(s): Therapeutic
Fiber Array for Optical Imaging and Therapeutics
A biomedical device that allows increased light penetration in skin and can substantially improve a variety of light-based therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.The device has an array of optically transparent fibers (either nano- or microscale in diameter) which are guided into a patient's skin by the simultaneous application of a guidance ferrule...
Published: 9/3/2012   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Rylander, Thomas Campbell, Ge Wang, Yong Xu, Mehmet Kosoglu
Keywords(s): Medical/Imaging
Category(s): Therapeutic, Biomedical