plesiotherapy

plesiotherapy

a form of very superficial radiotherapy; 90Sr probes are used.
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Radiotherapy is rarely used for non-resectable cases, including plesiotherapy with strontium-90 for a lingual plasmacytoma in a dog (WARE & GIEGER, 2011; VAIL, 2013).
Use of strontium-90 plesiotherapy for the treatment of a lingual plasmacitoma in a dog.
Treatment with Sr-90 has been reserved for shallow lesions, and in previously reported cases of squamous cell carcinoma successfully treated with Sr-90, surgical debulking was indicated before Sr-90 plesiotherapy.