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Details for Patent: 8,758,418

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Summary for Patent: 8,758,418
Title:Illuminator for photodynamic therapy
Abstract: An apparatus and method for photodynamic therapy or photodynamic diagnosis using an illuminator comprising a plurality of light sources generally conforming to a contoured surface and irradiating the contoured surface with substantially uniform intensity visible light. The light sources may comprise generally U-shaped fluorescent tubes that are driven by electronic ballasts. The spacing of the U-shaped tubes is varied to increase the output at the edges of the illuminator to make the output more uniform. Also, different portions of the tubes are cooled at different amounts, to improve uniformity. A light sensor monitors output from the U-shaped tubes to provide a signal for adjusting the output from the tubes.
Inventor(s): Lundahl; Scott (Lexington, MA), Kozodoy; Rebecca (Randolph, MA), Carroll; Ronald (Hingham, MA), Leppelmeier; Elton (Highland Height, OH)
Assignee: Dusa Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Wilmington, MA)
Application Number:13/484,691
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,758,418

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Dusa LEVULAN aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride SOLUTION;TOPICAL 020965-001 Dec 3, 1999 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial TREATMENT OF NON-HYPERKERATOTIC ACTINIC KERATOSES OF FACE AND SCALP ➤ Try a Free Trial
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
9,723,991 Illuminator for photodynamic therapy ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,190,109 Illuminator for photodynamic therapy ➤ Try a Free Trial
6,223,071 Illuminator for photodynamic therapy and diagnosis which produces substantially uniform intensity visible light ➤ Try a Free Trial
8,216,289 Illuminator for photodynamic therapy ➤ Try a Free Trial
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Argentina 015054 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 285817 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 423598 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 3858699 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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