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Related to vascular brachytherapy: teletherapy, unsealed source radiation, External beam radiotherapy, interstitial brachytherapy
Temporary implantation of radioactive material within the lumen of a blood vessel. It is used to prevent blood vessels opened by stents or other invasive cardiovascular procedures from closing again after invasive cardiovascular procedures, e.g., stent placements.
See also: brachytherapy