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Brachytherapy Applicators, Manual

Definition : Brachytherapy applicators designed to deliver therapeutic radioactive sources to, retrieve them from, and/or hold them at the treatment site using manual procedures, without any connection to an automated afterloading system. These applicators typically include hollow needles, catheters, templates, and/or cannulae; and are frequently configured for use according to the treatment site, such as on the surface of the body (i.e., topical) or within the body (e.g., interstitial, intracavitary). Manual brachytherapy applicators are typically used to treat malignant tumors.

Entry Terms : "Manual Brachytherapy Applicators"

UMDC code : 20914


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Cianna Medical

The company manufactures and markets the SAVIĀ® breast brachytherapy applicator. Cianna's SAVI technology allows physicians to precisely target radiation to the area that needs it most, minimizing exposure to healthy tissue.1 Equally important, women can return to their normal family and work schedules after just 5 days of treatment.

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