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Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres (Code C38679)

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Preferred Name: Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

Definition: An injectable formulation of yttrium Y 90 consisting of glass microspheres containing the radioisotope yttrium Y 90. When injected into the tumor vascular bed, yttrium Y 90 glass microspheres occlude tumor blood vessels and deliver a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation to the tumor site, thereby reducing the tumor burden. (NCI04)

Display Name: Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

Label: Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38679 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1134675  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Yttrium Y 90 Glass Microspheres

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 38672
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 38672 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1134675

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Hepatocellular carcinoma, transarterial internal radiation
code C38679
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Yttrium_Y_90_Glass_Microspheres
Semantic_Type Drug Delivery Device

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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