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Title: Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma

Abstract

There is described an apparatus and method for diagnosing ocular cancer that is both non-invasive and accurate which comprises two radiation detectors positioned before each of the patient's eyes which will measure the radiation level produced in each eye after the administration of a tumor-localizing radiopharmaceutical such as gallium-67.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Quogue, NY
  2. Floral Park, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Associated Universities, Inc., Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865224
Patent Number(s):
4479931
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61B - DIAGNOSIS
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; non-invasive; detection; ocular; melanoma; described; apparatus; diagnosing; cancer; accurate; comprises; radiation; detectors; positioned; patient; eyes; measure; level; produced; eye; administration; tumor-localizing; radiopharmaceutical; gallium-67; radiation level; radiation detector; radiation detectors; non-invasive detection; detectors positioned; /600/250/378/424/

Citation Formats

Lambrecht, Richard M, and Packer, Samuel. Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Lambrecht, Richard M, & Packer, Samuel. Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma. United States.
Lambrecht, Richard M, and Packer, Samuel. Sun . "Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865224.
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title = {Method for non-invasive detection of ocular melanoma},
author = {Lambrecht, Richard M and Packer, Samuel},
abstractNote = {There is described an apparatus and method for diagnosing ocular cancer that is both non-invasive and accurate which comprises two radiation detectors positioned before each of the patient's eyes which will measure the radiation level produced in each eye after the administration of a tumor-localizing radiopharmaceutical such as gallium-67.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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