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Descriptor in English: Brachytherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Braquiterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Braquiterapia
Descriptor in French: Curiethérapie
Entry term(s): Brachytherapy, Radioisotope
Curietherapy
Implant Radiotherapy
Interstitial Radiotherapy
Intracavity Radiotherapy
Plaque Therapy, Radioisotope
Radioisotope Brachytherapy
Radioisotope Plaque Therapy
Radiotherapy, Implant
Radiotherapy, Interstitial
Radiotherapy, Intracavity
Radiotherapy, Surface
Surface Radiotherapy
Therapy, Radioisotope Plaque
Tree number(s): E02.815.150
Scope note: A collective term for interstitial, intracavity, and surface radiotherapy. It uses small sealed or partly-sealed sources that may be placed on or near the body surface or within a natural body cavity or implanted directly into the tissues.
Annotation: a type of radiother
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 80
DeCS UI: 1944
Descriptor UI: D001918
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/03/07
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Brachytherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0002857
Scope note A collective term for interstitial, intracavity, and surface radiotherapy. It uses small sealed or partly-sealed sources that may be placed on or near the body surface or within a natural body cavity or implanted directly into the tissues.
Preferred term Brachytherapy
Entry term(s) Brachytherapy, Radioisotope
Curietherapy
Radioisotope Brachytherapy
Plaque Therapy, Radioisotope - Narrower
Concept UI M0002859
Preferred term Plaque Therapy, Radioisotope
Entry term(s) Radioisotope Plaque Therapy
Therapy, Radioisotope Plaque
Surface Radiotherapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0002861
Preferred term Surface Radiotherapy
Entry term(s) Radiotherapy, Surface
Radiotherapy, Intracavity - Narrower
Concept UI M0002858
Preferred term Radiotherapy, Intracavity
Entry term(s) Intracavity Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, Interstitial - Narrower
Concept UI M0002860
Preferred term Radiotherapy, Interstitial
Entry term(s) Implant Radiotherapy
Interstitial Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, Implant



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