source train

source train

A term of art referring to a linear array of multiple radioactive seeds (e.g., 90SR/Y, 137Cs or 192Ir) which are delivered to a particular site in the body during brachytherapy.
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Going forward, we expect to generate revenue from our newly approved smaller diameter catheter and longer radiation source train products in the U.S.
Weldon, chairman and CEO, commented, "The Beta-Cath(TM) System with 60-mm radiation source train length will be especially useful for treatment of patients with diffuse, in-stent restenosis.
THE Philippines may soon source trains for future rail projects from Filipino suppliers as the government is already taking steps to build a local train industry, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
With more than pounds 54 million of construction projects under way including Brierley Hill Sustainable Access Network and Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre and Merry Hill's pounds 24 million Food Court due to start this summer, Dudley Council's Construction Skills Development Manager, Trevor Homer, invited subcontractors to a familiarisation visit to the BEST centre to show how BEST can help them source trained workers.
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