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Title: Dosimetry implant for treating restenosis and hyperplasia

The present invention discloses a method of selectively providing radiation dosimetry to a subject in need of such treatment. The radiation is applied by an implant comprising a body member and .sup.117mSn electroplated at selected locations of the body member, emitting conversion electrons absorbed immediately adjacent selected locations while not affecting surrounding tissue outside of the immediately adjacent area.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1159837
Report Number(s):
8,834,338
11/758,937
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY