Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.

Blacksburg
Virginia
United States
 

Fiberoptic Microneedle Device for Convection-Enhanced Thermochemotherapy of Malignant Glioma

Medical Devices

Prototype

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.