Definition of Yttrium Y 90 Resin Microspheres

An injectable formulation of radioisotope yttrium Y 90 encapsulated in resin microspheres with potential antineoplastic activity. When injected into the tumor arterial vasculature, yttrium Y 90 resin microspheres occlude tumor blood vessels and selectively deliver a cytotoxic dose of beta emitting yttrium Y 90 to the tumor site. This leads to tumor cell damages and induces tumor regression.

Yttrium Y 90 Resin Microspheres is from the group

Therapeutic Implant

Other Names for Yttrium Y 90 Resin Microspheres

Yttrium Y 90 Resin Microspheres
SIR-Spheres

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