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Technetium Tc 99m-Labeled Albumin Microspheres (Code C92580)

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Preferred Name: Technetium Tc 99m-Labeled Albumin Microspheres

Definition: An injectable radiopharmaceutical formulation containing human serum albumin (HSA) microspheres labeled with Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) with diagnostic imaging activity. Technetium Tc 99m-labeled albumin microspheres contain the gamma-emitting Tc99m, a metastable nuclide of molybdenum-99. Upon injection into the hepatic artery, the radionuclide portion allows for SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) imaging of distribution patterns of the albumin microspheres. This may possibly predict the distribution of other agents with similar particle sizes within the liver and may give a prediction of the tumor response upon administration of such agents.

Label: Technetium Tc 99m-Labeled Albumin Microspheres

NCI Thesaurus Code: C92580 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL423829  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
(99m)Tc-labeled Albumin Microspheres
99mTc-labeled Albumin Microspheres
Technetium Tc 99m-Labeled Albumin Microspheres

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 684813
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 684813 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C92580
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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