Patents by Inventor Nicolas REYNS

Nicolas REYNS 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).

  • Patent number: 11135443
    Abstract: System (1) for treatment by photodynamic therapy comprising an illuminating member (6) which comprises: —a core (35) carrying a light emitting surface (37), and —a hollow sheath (10) adapted to receive the core (35) with the light emitting surface (37) arranged within a balloon (11), the balloon (11) comprising a wall (12) which has an inner surface delimiting an internal space, and an outer surface, the wall (12) being flexible, wherein the internal space of the balloon (11) has a variable capacity, the wall (12) of the balloon (11) being elastically extendible and the balloon (11) presenting a plurality of inflated states in each of which the internal space is filled with a volume of light diffusing solution, and wherein the system further comprises a support provided with a transfer function relating the volume of light diffusing solution of each inflated state with at least one of a corresponding distribution of light power at the outer surface of the wall (12) of the balloon (11) and a corresponding time
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale), Université de Lille, Centre Hospitalier Regional et Universitaire de Lille (CHRU)
    Inventors: Maximilien Vermandel, Clement Dupont, Nicolas Reyns, Pascal Deleporte, Serge Mordon, Nacim Betrouni
  • Publication number: 20200289840
    Abstract: System (1) for treatment by photodynamic therapy comprising an illuminating member (6) which comprises: —a core (35) carrying a light emitting surface (37), and —a hollow sheath (10) adapted to receive the core (35) with the light emitting surface (37) arranged within a balloon (11), the balloon (11) comprising a wall (12) which has an inner surface delimiting an internal space, and an outer surface, the wall (12) being flexible, wherein the internal space of the balloon (11) has a variable capacity, the wall (12) of the balloon (11) being elastically extendible and the balloon (11) presenting a plurality of inflated states in each of which the internal space is filled with a volume of light diffusing solution, and wherein the system further comprises a support provided with a transfer function relating the volume of light diffusing solution of each inflated state with at least one of a corresponding distribution of light power at the outer surface of the wall (12) of the balloon (11) and a corresponding time
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Maximilien VERMANDEL, Clement Dupont, Nicolas REYNS, Pascal DELEPORTE, Serge Mordon, Nacim BETROUNI