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, "Radioactive Glass Microspheres," U.S. Patents, Apr 1991.
Materials Science and Engineering
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© 1991 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.
30 Apr 1991