Method and apparatus for uniform radiation treatment of vascular lumens

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08339950

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A method and apparatus for intravascular radiotherapy for prevention of stenosis following angioplasty or other trauma to coronary arteries caused by smooth muscle cell hyperplasia in which a uniform dosage of radiation is delivered to the walls of the artery by positively positioning a radioactive source at the radial center of the artery being treated.

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BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINEHOUSTON, TX262
NEOCARDIA, LLCHOUSTON, TX5

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Bradshaw, Anthony J Missouri City, TX 21 1454
Raizner, Albert E Houston, TX 6 367

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