04167179 is referenced by 69 patents and cites 6 patents.

A new device for inserting radioactive seeds in and around tumor volumes is based upon insertion of a planar array of seeds at fixed depth. The device uses a fixed array of hollow needles with a matching array of trochars. The result achieved using this device is the implantation of a planar array of radioactive seeds which does not depend upon the parallel insertion of individual needles.

Title
Planar radioactive seed implanter
Application Number
5/842391
Publication Number
4167179
Application Date
October 17, 1977
Publication Date
September 11, 1979
Inventor
Mark Kirsch
716 Shadylawn Rd., Lake Forest, Chapel Hill, 27514
NC, US
Agent
Laff Whitesel & Rockman
IPC
A61N 5/01
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