Definition of Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

An injectable formulation of yttrium Y 90 consisting of glass microspheres containing the radioisotope yttrium Y 90. When injected into the tumor vascular bed, yttrium Y 90 glass microspheres occlude tumor blood vessels and deliver a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation to the tumor site, thereby reducing the tumor burden. (NCI04)

Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres is from the group

Therapeutic Implant

Other Names for Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres
TheraSphere

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