Catheter needle for internally irradiating a tumor in a body part
A catheter needle for irradiating tumors, formed by an elongated plastic tube with parts partly unfoldable outwards which can lock themselves in the tissue and a closed end. The closed end has a reinforced sharp pointed shape with which the tissue can be punctured. In the improved version, therefore, a point from a harder material is provided which is provided in or around the plastic so that the catheter needle has sufficient sharpness like a conventional metal needle. Thus, the catheter needle can puncture the skin and harder, deeper-lying tissues directly without pre-puncturing or other aids.
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Publication date: 11-14-2007
Applicant: ISODOSE CONTROL INTELLECTUAL P (NL)
Inventor: VAN T HOOFT ERIC (BE)
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