surface therapy

surface therapy

a form of radiotherapy administered by placing one or more radioactive sources on or near an area of body surface. The resulting array of sources is called a surface mold, surface applicator, or plaque.
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Surface therapy and endovenous thermal ablation use a laser or other heat source to KO the vein.
Barnathan presented data from a series of preclinical experiments designed to test the effectiveness of oral therapy and local delivery of the highly soluble monomer cyclodextrin, CT-1, and periadventitial, outer-vessel surface therapy with the insoluble polymer cyclodextrin, CT-2, in reducing intimal thickening after angioplasty or vascular grafting.

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