Spacer study

The applicability of the subcutaneous injection (“spacer”) has already been tested on 22 breast cancer surgery preparations. This research found that these injections have an almost 100% success rate. Using a viscosity of >5mm can drastically lower the skin dose during internal radiation treatments for breast cancer. The spacer study was published in Brachytherapy.

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This is an example of dose distribution after the spacer injection. Source: BOR Foundation.

 

Spacer injection in a breast replica. Source: BOR Foundation.

 

This is an example of an ultrasound image after the injection. Source: BOR Foundation.

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