radiopharmaceutical synovectomy

radiopharmaceutical synovectomy

the treatment of abnormal synovial membranes by radiation derived from the instillation in the joint of a radiopharmaceutical, such as radiogold.

ra·di·o·phar·ma·ceu·tic·al sy·no·vec·to·my

(rā'dē-ō-fahr'mă-sū'tik-ăl sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē)
The treatment of abnormal synovial membranes by radiation derived from the instillation in the joint of a radiopharmaceutical, such as radiogold.