yttrium-90

yt·tri·um-90

(it'rē-ŭm),
An artificial radioactive isotope with a physical half-life of 2.67 days, which decays with the emission of a 2.282 MeV β particle; used as an implant in pituitary ablation.

Ytterby,

village in Sweden.
ytterbium (Yb) - a metallic element of the lanthanide group, atomic no. 70.
yttrium (Y) - a metallic element, atomic no. 39.
yttrium-90 - an artificial radioactive isotope with a physical half-life of 2.67 days.
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"The drug which is named Yttrium-90 has shown successful results after 16 months and has been industrialized," Head of the Radiology Group of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Alireza Rasekhi told reporters in the Southern city of Shiraz on May 12.
50 Procedures targeting the liver lesions such as trans-arterial chemo embolization, ablative therapies or internal radiation with yttrium-90 microspheres has also been advocated.
Radiation segmentectomy (RS) is a minimally invasive option that uses the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y90) to destroy tumours.
Zager highlighted that in all three studies results with PHP provided evidence of improved efficacy, with Hughes showing a 5x increase in hPFS over the study control arm and Abbott showing significantly longer hPFS for PHP than treatment with chemoembolization and Yttrium-90 beads.
Zheng et al., "A new model to estimate prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after yttrium-90 radioembolization," PLoS ONE, vol.
A common SIRT protocol uses beta-emitting yttrium-90 ([sup.90]Y) microspheres, infused by intra-arterial catheters via the hepatic arteries.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 27, 2017-MIM Software passes US FDA 510(k) clearance for post-treatment dosimetry of Yttrium-90 Microspheres in livers and tumours
M2 PHARMA-November 27, 2017-MIM Software passes US FDA 510(k) clearance for post-treatment dosimetry of Yttrium-90 Microspheres in livers and tumours
Efficacy and safety of radiation synovectomy with Yttrium-90: a retrospective long-term analysis of 164 applications in 82 patients.
injection of [[DOTA].sup.0]-[Tyr.sup.3]-Octreotide (DOTATOC) and [[DOTA.sup.0]]-[Tyr.sup.3]-octreotate (DOTATATE) (or equivalent analogues) labelled with gallium-68, yttrium-90, and lutetium-177.
Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 (Y-90) resin microspheres is an alternative treatment for patients with primary or secondary liver malignancies not amenable to resection [5, 6].