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.
D. E. Day and G. J. Ehrhardt, "Glass Microspheres," U.S. Patents, Dec 1988.
Materials Science and Engineering
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06 Dec 1988