iodine-125


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Noun1.iodine-125 - light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism
radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
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We are excited to offer our customers both our industry standard iodine-125 based OncoSeedTM and RAPID Strand(TM) brands, our unique ThinSeed(TM) iodine-125 products, and the leading palladium-103 brand in TheraSeed(R).
Contract notice: Provision of Iodine-125 Prostate Brachytherapy.
Key words: calibration; exposure rate; free-air chamber; iodine-125 seed; re-entrant chamber; standards.
While its Auger cascade produces only half as many electrons as the radioactive iodine-125, this stable isotope eliminates the risk of subjecting any other IdUrd repositories to electron-cascade or enhanced-radiation damage.
The company has received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market its I-Plant(TM) Iodine-125 radioactive seed for the treatment of prostate cancer and has recently partnered with MED-TEC, Inc.
for its brachytherapy-related products, including the implantable, iodine-125 based OncoSeed[TM], the most globally-available of its kind.
Based on observed data, the resolution of urinary symptoms as measured by group IPSS scores may occur more rapidly with Cesium-131 than with Iodine-125.
Radioactive iodine-125 sources used in prostate brachytherapy.
In the case of the eye tumors, they particularly want to do a comparative study of helium ion irradiation against one of the heretofore standard treatments of the condition, gamma radiation from plaques of iodine-125 surgically implanted behind the affected eye.
We are excited to offer our customers our industry-standard iodine-125 based OncoSeed(TM)and RAPID Strand[TM] brands, as well as the leading palladium-103 brand in TheraSeed([R])," stated Thomas Barker, Urology Product Leader for GE and General Manager of Oncura.
He added, "This publication is consistent with our belief in the long-term data that supports ONCURA's proprietary Iodine-125 prostate brachytherapy products, especially RAPID Strand.
Supply of a complete solution of Iodine-125 Seed implantation of the prostate gland method.