Brachytherapy Applicators, Automated, Topical
Definition : Automated brachytherapy applicators designed to deliver therapeutic radioactive sources to, retrieve them from, and/or hold them on the surface of the body. The radioactive source is delivered by a remote afterloading system. These applicators typically include special holders and templates and are frequently configured for use according to the treatment site (e.g., neck, eyes). Topical automated brachytherapy applicators are typically used to treat malignant tumors on or close to the skin.
Entry Terms : "Topical Automated Brachytherapy Applicators"
UMDC code : 20917