It reported long-term follow-up data collected on Cesium-131 as compared to Iodine-125
, a long-established prostate brachytherapy isotope.
There has been increasing use of radioisotopes to label nanoparticles, such as positron emitters copper-64 , gallium-67 , and zirconium-89 , and single photon emitters Technetiom-99m  and radioiodine (e.g., iodine-125
, iodine-123, and iodine-131 ).
The first of these uses an iodine-125
radioactive seed, which allows placement up to 5 days before surgery.
Background: Portal-vein stent combined with one iodine-125
([sup]125I) seed strand has become a new treatment for portal vein tumor thrombosis.
Patients with advanced disease (stages III and IV) received either cranial-spinal radiotherapy (external beam radiotherapy) after six cycles of chemotherapy had been completed or iodine-125
brachytherapy in Cape Town.
Significant isotopes in the brachytherapy market are cesium-131(Cs-131), iodine-125
(I-125), palladium-103 (Pd-103), and iridium-192 (Ir-192).
PMH has reported outcomes on 776 men (median age: 63) treated with iodine-125
PB for low- (85%) or intermediate-risk prostate (5%) cancer with minimum 3-year PSA follow-up.
radiation of posterior uveal melanoma," Ophthalmology, vol.
For 5 weeks, mice were irradiated continuously with 35.5 keV X-rays produced by the decay of iodine-125
, yielding an accumulated dose of 105 mGy.
A 50-year-old male patient with a history of prostate cancer treated with iodine-125
seed implants and previously documented degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis with chronic low back pain presented to the emergency room with severe low back and right flank pain.
The one-year agreement, effective May 1, 2011, covers the marketing of Oncura's complete line of Iodine-125