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Fiberoptic Microneedle Device for Convection-Enhanced Thermochemotherapy of Malignant Glioma

Technology Area: Medical Devices

Commercial Maturity: Prototype

Abstract: Medical device allows for 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.