IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR TREATING INTRAOCULAR MELANOMAS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 16591
Amount: $49,937.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1991
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
12 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ, 08540
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Presser, Adolph
 Principal Investigator
 (609) 520-9855
Business Contact
 1 R43 EY09000-01
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
WE WILL DESIGN, ASSEMBLE, AND DEMONSTRATE IMPROVED EQUIPMENT FOR ADJUVANT THERMOTHERAPY OF CHOROIDAL MELANOMA. A SINGLE-FREQUENCY GENERATOR WITH INTEGRAL TELETHERMOMETER AND A SUITABLE IBM-COMPATIBLE COMPUTER INTERFACE WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED TO PROVIDE A PRE-DETERMINED TEMPERATURE AT A REMOTE SITE. FIVE ANTENNA ASSEMBLIES HAVING DIFFERENT SIZES, COMPATIBLE WITH EXPECTED VARIABILITY IN THE SIZE OF THE EYES UNDER TREATMENT, WILL BE DESIGNED AND EQUIPPED WITH TEMPERATURE SENSORS. THE APPLICATORS WILL BE OF A GEOMETRY FACILITATING SUTURING AT THE BACK OF THE EYE. THE EQUIPMENT WILL BE EVALUATED IN A SPECIAL PHANTOM BOX CONTAINING MUSCLE-MIMICKING MATERIAL.

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