Abstract

A radioactive microsphere for radiation therapy of a mammal comprising a biologically compatible glass material containing a beta or gamma emitting radioisotope distributed substantially uniformly throughout the glass. Advantageously, the radioisotope is produced by irradiation of the microsphere.

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

Patent Application Number

673,123

Patent Number

4,789,501

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1988 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

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