Gold (198Au) foils brachytherapy use on canine skin tumor

Authors

  • Marco Antônio Rodrigues Fernandes Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Araçatuba, Araçatuba, SP
  • Alexandre Lima de Andrade Universidade Estadual Paulista, Departamento de Clínica, Cirurgia e Reprodução Animal, Araçatuba, SP
  • Luciane Biazzono Universidade Estadual Paulista, Departamento de Clínica, Cirurgia e Reprodução Animal, Araçatuba, SP
  • Maria Cecília Rui Luvizotto Universidade Estadual Paulista, Departamento de Clínica, Cirurgia e Reprodução Animal, Araçatuba, SP
  • Adimir dos Santos Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP
  • Clibas Correa Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Araçatuba, Araçatuba, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962003000500002

Keywords:

Gold (198Au) foils, Skin squamous cell carcinoma, Dog

Abstract

This study showed a skin squamous cell carcinoma clinical case from 8-years-old female weimaranner, treated by gold-198 foil brachytherapy. The aims were to evaluate special radioactive mould performed to be used on Veterinary practioners and, it's efficiency on one case of skin tumor treatment in dog. The method showed efficacy on the skin tumor treatment and radiological protection especially for the professional team involved, low cost and better radiobiological results when it was compared with standard treatment using others radioactive elements.

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Published

2003-01-01

How to Cite

Fernandes, M. A. R., Andrade, A. L. de, Biazzono, L., Luvizotto, M. C. R., Santos, A. dos, & Correa, C. (2003). Gold (198Au) foils brachytherapy use on canine skin tumor. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 40(5), 321-327. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962003000500002

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