Learn More about SOURCECAP® Endcaps
Manufactured using bioabsorbable 70:30 poly (L-lactide-co-D, L-lactide) material (same as SOURCELINK® System). The SOURCECAP® endcap material remains structurally intact eliminate extra spacing for 170 days allowing most of the dose to be delivered to the gland with the sources still in place.
- 0.5 cm overall length to allow 1.0 cm standard and 0.5 cm seed-seed spacing
- Increased overall diameter and surface area to better “grip” tissue within the needle track
- Seeds with SOURCECAP® endcaps can be delivered with existing applicator equipment or in preloaded needle configurations
- The SOURCECAP® endcap material has no impact on the seed dosimetry
The unique geometry of the SOURCECAP® endcaps creates increased resistance to motion — resulting in increased fixity at and following placement
Training and Education
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SOURCECAP® Bioabsorable Caps
An advanced approach to performing seed implants
The key to delivering quality prostate brachytherapy is placing the sources where you need them and keeping them there. The SOURCECAP® Bioabsorbable endcaps are designed to maximize resistance to movement while being compatible with your current delivery techniques. SOURCECAP® endcaps can be utilized with either BrachySource® Iodine or THERASEED® Palladium implants, and can be used with your exisiting applicators or be custom loaded in needles.
Features and Specifications
|Description||Part Number||Size||Quantity||Natural Latex?|
|Brachytherapy, BRACHYSOURCE® I-125 Seed with SOURCECAP® Endcaps in Preloaded needles||1251PAF||N/A||Order Specific||No|
|Brachytherapy, BRACHYSOURCE® I-125 Seed with SOURCECAP® Endcaps in MICK® cartridges (sterile)||1251CSF||N/A||Order Specific||No|
|Brachytherapy, THERASEED® Pd-103 Seed with SOURCECAP® Endcaps in Preloaded needles||200PAF||N/A||Order Specific||No|
|Brachytherapy, THERASEED® Pd-103 Seed with SOURCECAP® Endcaps in MICK® cartridges (sterile)||TS200CSF||N/A||Order Specific||No|
Specifications subject to change without notice.