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Spring loaded cartridges holding up to 15 seeds in each cartridge. These magazines, supplied sterile, are used in conjunction with a Mick® Applicator to dispense seeds during the implant.
This device is typically used for prostate treatments and contains an average of 80 seeds per patient.
Needles are placed into a shielded needle tray containing up to 14 needles. An average prostate cases uses approximately 20 needles per patient. The needle trays are sterilized prior to being shipped.
Preloaded Stranded Seeds
Strands consist of seeds loaded into bio-absorbable sleeves and may contain bio-absorbable spacers per the physician’s treatment plan. Essentially the seeds and spacers are “shrink-wrapped” into the sleeve to create a strand.
These strands can be shipped by themselves or loaded into 18 gauge needles in which the ends have been pre-plugged with bone wax.
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Doctors across the US are using Cesium-131 by Isoray in powerful ways with great outcomes. Check out their work.
The ability to deliver high concentrated radiation treatment in a tightly controlled area at the time of surgery really allows us to customize and individualize cancer treatment for our patients.Dr. Adam J. Luginbuhl, MD