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Brachytherapy Sources

Definition : Sources of radiation used in either manual or remote-afterloading brachytherapy treatments. These sources consist of radioactive isotopes that may be either naturally occurring or accelerator/reactor produced. Brachytherapy sources produce the radiation that is used to deliver either external or internal curative or palliative radiotherapy treatments. They are available in a variety of physical forms such as encapsulated (sealed), plated, foil, or imbedded; they contain radioactive liquids, gels, other nonsolids, or gases. Radioactive isotopes commonly used in brachytherapy applications include paladium-103 (Pd-103), iridium-192 (Ir-192), and iodine-125 (I-125).

UMDC code : 17518

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Alpha-Omega Services Inc

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Hologic Inc

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Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world.

Implant Sciences Corp

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Implant Sciences Corporation (IMSC:OTCPK) develops and commercializes explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for transportation and aviation security, force protection and law enforcement, critical infrastructure protection, and public safety markets.

Pharmalucence Inc

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Pharmalucence traces its roots to CIS-US, Inc. CIS-US was incorporated in 1985 to commercialize medical applications from isotopic technologies developed by its European parent company.

Theragenics Corp

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Theragenics Corporation operates two business segments: its surgical products business and its brachytherapy seed business. Its surgical products business manufactures and distributes wound closure, vascular access, and specialty needle products. Wound closure products include sutures, needles and other surgical products.

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