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Additional research assistance was provided by Yigal Pinto, of the University of Amsterdam, in the Netherlands.
Funding for the study, which took three years was supported by National Institutes of Health, with additional support from the American Heart Association, the Leducq Japan Heart Foundation, the Peter Belfer Laboratory Foundation and the Fondation.. Besides Kass, other Hopkins researchers involved involved in study lead investigator Norimichi Koitabashi, Thomas Danner, Ari Zaiman; Janelle Rowell, Joseph Mankowski; Dou Zang, Eiki Takimoto, Kass is also the Abraham and Virginia Weiss Professor of cardiology at Hopkins.The beads be supplied via an arterial catheter into the liver into the tumor attack and destroy cancer cells, simultaneously. The impact on normal tissues by ‘Treatment is administered to on an outpatient basis, 19th that patients do not usually has overnight in the hospital, ‘says the Medical College an interventional radiologist William Rilling, leading the study. ‘radiation can be connected directly to the tumors in a dose much higher than with a conventional external radiation from treatments be delivered rarely rarely experience the side effects that associated with chemotherapy. ‘.. TheraSpher * is an injectable therapeutical device with millions of of the insoluble micro glass beads in radioactive yttrium-90.
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