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Iridium Ir 192 (Code C104270)

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Preferred Name: Iridium Ir 192

Definition: A radioactive isotope of iridium. Iridium-192 emits gamma rays and has a half-life of 74 days. A high dose rate of this radioisotope can be used in brachytherapy to treat tumors by selectively delivering a cytotoxic dose of radiation to the tumor site.

Label: Iridium Ir 192

NCI Thesaurus Code: C104270 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0303472  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Iridium Ir 192

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 744818
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 744818 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0303472

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C104270
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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