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This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Vascular brachytherapy device maker launches a third radiation source train for its Beta-Cath vascular radiation delivery system, the 60 mm in length, based on results of a 139-patient subset from the 1,098 patient RENO European registry. In this subset, the Beta-Cath reduced target vessel revascularization 75% versus the placebo group in the 94-patient LONG WRIST study. Average lesion length was 35.3 mm in RENO and 28 mm in LONG WRIST. Source trains of 30 mm and 40 mm also are available, in 5 Fr and 3.5 Fr diameters (1"The Gray Sheet" Feb. 18, 2002, In Brief)...

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