Sirtex gets nod for resin microsphere use in Brazil for HCC treatment

2019 05 29 19 22 3353 Liver Anatomy 400

Radiation oncology firm Sirtex Medical said that the Brazilian National Agency of Supplementary Health (ANS) has approved the use of its SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres for treatment of intermediate and advanced stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

ANS updated its List of Health Procedures and Events to recommend SIR-Spheres for use in selective internal radiation therapy, according to Sirtex. The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) initially approved SIR-Spheres for SIR-Spheres in 2014.

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