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Bob Bower, Mike Stonefield, Joseph Yan: Balloon catheter for photodynamic therapy. QLT Photo Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, January 11, 2000: US06013053 (67 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides improved balloon catheter apparatuses for use in therapies requiring delivery of uniform light to a treatment area. The improved apparatus comprises a balloon having a defined treatment window where the window is delineated using a reflective material. The apparatus ma ...


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Colin Whitehurst: Therapeutic light source and method. Photo Therapeutics, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 11, 2003: US06645230 (64 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light source, for example for photodynamic therapy (PDT), comprises an air-cooled array of LED's (L


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source. Photo Therapeutics, October 4, 2001: EP1138349-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light source, for example for photodynamic therapy (PDT), comprises an air-cooled array of LED's (Lx,y), the air being vented in the vicinity of the array. The array may be mounted at the distal end of a hand piece suitable for invasive therapy. The LED's may be coupled to a light guid ...


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Colin Whitehurst: Light source. Photo Therapeutics, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, January 9, 2001: US06171332 (43 worldwide citation)

A cosmetic method of treatment of dermatological conditions, particularly portwine stains, tattoos or psoriasis, which includes irradiating the affected area with an incoherent high intensity non-laser light beam having an intensity greater than 0.075 watts per square centimeter, the light beam havi ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source and metho. Photo Therapeutics, September 26, 2001: GB2360461-A (40 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light source, for example for photodynamic therapy (PDT), comprises comprising an array of preferably independently switchable red and blue light-emitting diodes LR, LB, mounted on a flexible backing. Other arrangements of non-planar arrays of LEDs are also claimed, both for external a ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source. Photo Therapeutics, October 24, 2001: EP1147785-A2 (31 worldwide citation)

A light source for therapy, such as photodynamic therapy, comprises one or more low pressure or medium/high pressure discharge tubes. In one aspect, the light source comprises a non-planar array of substantially straight tubes. In another aspect, the light source comprises one or more such tubes mou ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source and method. Photo Therapeutics, September 15, 2004: EP1457234-A2 (27 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light source comprises rigid arrays of LED's (LF, LL, LR) movably connected together, and cooled by forced air convection. The output intensity of the arrays is at least 10mW/cm with a spatial intensity fluctuation of 10% or less in the treatment field. The emission spectra of the LED' ...


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Colin Whitehurst: In vitro photodynamic therapy using non laser light. Photo Therapeutics, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, October 8, 2002: US06461866 (22 worldwide citation)

A cosmetic method of treatment of dermatological conditions, particularly portwine stains, tattoos or psoriasis, which includes irradiating the affected area with an incoherent high intensity non-laser light beam having an intensity greater than 0.075 watts per square centimeter, the light beam havi ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source. Photo Therapeutics, April 2, 2003: GB2380134-A (13 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light device configured to form a visor (10) further comprising a plurality of light-emitting diodes (18) arranged and configured to direct light onto one or more periocular regions of a user. The device may include an eyeshield disposed to protect one or both the user's eye from the l ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Cosmetic or therapeutic methods and apparatus. Photo Therapeutics, Whitehurst Colin, CROSS James Peter Archibald, September 10, 2004: WO/2004/075985 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of photorejuvenation, wrinkle removal, wound healing and/or pain reduction comprises irradiation with light of a wavelength substantially within the range of 610-680nm, and preferably having a maximum intensity around 630 nm, or substantially within the range of 800-880 nm, and preferably h ...