SIR-Spheres®Y-90 resin microspheres
- are directly targeting liver tumours via the hepatic artery
- minimise exposure to the remaining healthy liver tissue
Due to their relatively low density of 1.1 g/mL, SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres
- travel with the blood stream
- are taken deep into the tumour microvasculature where they become lodged.
SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres can therefore be delivered in a slow deliberate manner
- to achieve an even distribution
- to maximize the number of microspheres delivered,
- to optimize tumour coverage - even in patients with extensive disease.
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Effective May 7, 2021, SIR-Spheres will have the following indication for use:
SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres are indicated for the treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and
unresectable metastatic liver tumors from primary colorectal cancer in patients refractory to or intolerant of chemotherapy.
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