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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:23-0500
Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma often die from intrahepatic disease since current treatment options are generally limited. Local treatment using holmium radioembolization could offe...
The main objective is to establish the feasibility of 166-Holmium microspheres for intratumoral injections in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) of the tongue. Participants will receive ...
This randomized pilot clinical trial studies how well perflutren protein-type A microspheres and contrast-enhanced ultrasound work in improving response to radioembolization therapy in pat...
This is a phase I dose escalation study (3+3 design) with a dose expansion arm (12 patients) designed to evaluate safety of the combination of Tas-102 and radioembolization using Yttrium-9...
This pilot clinical trial studies how well contrast-enhanced ultrasound in diagnosing patients with liver cancer who are undergoing Yttrium-90 radioembolization. Contrast-enhanced ultrasou...
In intra-arterial hepatic radioembolization using Holmium-166 ( Ho)-microspheres, an predicted lung absorbed dose of more than 30 Gy is a contra-indication for therapy. Therefore, scout imaging by mea...
The aim of this study was the development of radioactive holmium phosphate microspheres (HoPO-MS) with a high holmium content and that are stable in human serum for selective internal radiation therap...
There are two different types of Y90 Microspheres, glass and resin, in the market for Y90 radioembolization (Y90-RE). This study aimed to investigate the dose of radiation delivered through glass vs. ...
Limited treatment options exist for patients with locoregional recurrences of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). In the palliative setting, a single session, minimally invasive, and relati...
Eight patients with primary (n = 6) and metastatic (n = 2) disease of the liver underwent yttrium-90 radioembolization with glass microspheres using a combination of segmental and ipsilateral lobar ...
Holmium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ho, atomic number 67, and atomic weight 164.93.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
Small uniformly-sized spherical particles, of micrometer dimensions, frequently labeled with radioisotopes or various reagents acting as tags or markers.
Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.
A biocompatible, hydrophilic, inert gel that is permeable to tissue fluids. It is used as an embedding medium for microscopy, as a coating for implants and prostheses, for contact lenses, as microspheres in adsorption research, etc.