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Photodynamic bone stabilization and drug delivery systems are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a photodynamic bone stabilization and drug delivery system of the present disclosure includes an insertion catheter having an inner void for passing at least one light-sensitive liquid, and an inner lumen; an expandable portion releasably engaging a distal end of the insertion catheter, wherein the expandable portion comprises an inner expandable portion in communication with the inner lumen of the insertion catheter and sufficiently designed to maintain a light-sensitive liquid therein; and an outer expandable portion, surrounding the inner expandable portion, sufficiently designed to house and release at least one additive from the outer expandable portion in an outward direction from the inner expandable portion; and a light-conducting fiber sized to pass through the inner lumen of the insertion catheter and into the inner expandable portion for delivering light energy to the light-sensitive liquid.

Title
Photodynamic bone stabilization and drug delivery systems
Application Number
13/88916
Publication Number
8684965 (B2)
Application Date
April 18, 2011
Publication Date
April 1, 2014
Inventor
Richard Scott Rader
Wayland
MA, US
Robert A Rabiner
Tiverton
RI, US
Agent
Roman Fayerberg
David J Dykeman
Greenberg Traurig
Assignee
IlluminOss Medical
RI, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
A61M 25/10
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