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4 Varithena® (polidocanol injectable foam) [prescribing information]. London, England; Provensis Ltd, a BTG International group company; 2013
5 Data on file
6 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Cancerprogress.net. 2014. Timeline: Major Milestones Against Cancer. Available at: www.cancerprogress.net/timeline/major-milestones-against-cancer.
7 United States Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC). Measuring Radiation. http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/radiation/health-effects/measuring-radiation.html. Updated Friday, June 28, 2013; accessed July 22, 2014.
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10 Package Insert – TheraSphere® Yttrium-90 Glass Microspheres Rev.12 ALARA = As Low As Reasonably Achievable
11 Data on file. Provensis Ltd, a BTG International group company; 2013
12 A Lewis, C Adams, W Busby et al. J Mater Sci Mater Med 12 (2006): 1193-204.
13 K Hidaka, L Moine, G Collin et al. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 8 (2011): 2161-7
14 Package Insert – TheraSphere® Yttrium-90 Glass Microspheres – Rev. 12. Biocompatibles UK Ltd, a BTG International group company
15TheraSphere® is authorized by Federal Law (USA) for use as a humanitarian device in radiation treatment or as a neoadjuvant to surgery or transplantation in patients with unresectable HCC who can have placement of appropriately positioned hepatic arterial catheters. The device is also indicated for HCC patients with partial or branch portal vein thrombosis/occlusion, when clinical evaluation warrants the treatment. The effectiveness of this device for this use has not been demonstrated.
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