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In Canada, TheraSphere™ may be used in the treatment of hepatic neoplasia patients who have appropriately positioned arterial catheters.
Common adverse effects include fatigue, pain, and nausea. The majority of adverse effects were mild to moderate in severity and were manageable or resolved over time. For details on rare or more severe adverse effects, please refer to the TheraSphere™ Instructions for Use at www.therasphere.com. 2,3,47,48
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