Patents by Inventor Daiki TOHMA

Daiki TOHMA has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20230085299
    Abstract: A treatment apparatus and a treatment method capable of minimally invasively specifying a lesion extent and checking progress of treatment while performing the treatment for destroying tumor cells. The treatment apparatus that detects and destroys a tumor cell by irradiating an antibody-photosensitive substance adsorbed on a tumor cell membrane with excitation light includes: an elongated tubular shaft having optical transparency; a light irradiation unit configured to emit the excitation light of the antibody-photosensitive substance from an inside of the shaft in a side direction perpendicular to an axial direction of the shaft; and a side direction fluorescence detection unit configured to detect, from the side direction perpendicular to the axial direction of the shaft, fluorescence emitted by the excited antibody-photosensitive substance, and movable in the axial direction with respect to the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Mayu HATA, Satoru SUEHARA, Daiki TOHMA