interstitial implants

interstitial implants

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl ′im‚plans]
(medicine)
Solid or encapsulated radiation sources, made in the form of seeds, wires, or other shapes, to be inserted directly into tissue that is to be irradiated.
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Permanent iodine-125 interstitial implants for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multi-forme.
Randall explains, "Cesium-131 is an exciting new isotope that I have begun to use for permanent interstitial implants (brachytherapy or internal radiation therapy).
Comparison of I-125 sources used for permanent interstitial implants.
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