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Method and devices for performing stereotactic microbeam radiation therapy

United States Patent

January 5, 2010
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A radiation delivery system generally includes either a synchrotron source or a support frame and a plurality of microbeam delivery devices supported on the support frame, both to deliver a beam in a hemispherical arrangement. Each of the microbeam delivery devices or synchrotron irradiation ports is adapted to deliver at least one microbeam of radiation along a microbeam delivery axis, wherein the microbeam delivery axes of the plurality of microbeam delivery devices cross within a common target volume.
Dilmanian; F. Avraham (Yaphank, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
11/ 867,233
October 4, 2007
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.