afterloading


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afterloading

(af′tĕr-lōd″ing)
In brachytherapy, the insertion of the radioactive source after the placement of the applicator has been confirmed.
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Human care company Elekta AB (STO:EKTAB) announced on Wednesday the acquisition by UK's National Health Service (NHS) of 10 Flexitron afterloading platforms used to treat a variety of the most common cancers with brachytherapy.
Flexitron said that many of these patient would benefit from being treated with its new afterloading platform.
Elekta offers brachytherapy solutions including afterloading platforms, applicators and treatment planning.