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Brachytherapy Systems, Intravascular

Definition : Brachytherapy systems designed to deliver radiation (e.g., beta, gamma) to tissue inside the vessels (e.g., coronary or peripheral arteries). These systems typically consist of a radioisotope source delivery unit and a catheter specially designed for application of the intravascular radiation. The most common isotope for gamma irradiation is Iridium-192; for beta irradiation, Phosporous-32, Rhenium-188, Yttrium-90, Strontium-90, and their compounds are used. Intravascular restenosis brachytherapy systems are mainly intended to prevent and/or treat excessive intimal proliferation of tissue that progressively obstructs the arterial lumen (i.e., restenosis) of arteries after angioplasty procedures, frequently inside implanted stents.

Entry Terms : "In-Stent Restenosis Brachytherapy Systems" , "Restenosis Brachytherapy Systems" , "Intravascular Restenosis Brachytherapy Systems" , "Intravascular Brachytherapy Systems"

UMDC code : 20353

   

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Abbott Vascular Devices

Abbott Vascular, a division of Abbott, is a global leader in cardiac and vascular care with market-leading products and an industry-leading pipeline. Headquartered in Northern California, we are committed to advancing patient care by transforming the treatment of vascular disease through medical device innovations, investments in research and development, and physician training and education.

Best Vascular Inc

Novoste Corporation, based in Atlanta, Georgia, develops advanced medical treatments for coronary and vascular diseases and is the worldwide leader in vascular brachytherapy - radiation therapy delivered inside a blood vessel to prevent it from re-closing (restenosis) following balloon angioplasty and other catheter-based interventional procedures.

Theranostic Medizintechnik GmbH

Theranostic Medizintechnik GmbH

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