Sr-89 or Sm-153 Treatment

You have been scheduled for a Sr-89 or Sm-153 treatment ,which involves the use of a small amount of radioactive material. The level of radioactivity used is low and has no side effects.

Preparation for the procedure:
There are no pre-exam instructions. Please inform the technologist if you are pregnant or breast feeding. This treatment is generally not recommended for anyone that is pregnant or breast feeding.

What to expect:
Once in the exam room you will be asked to sign a consent form for this treatment. An IV will then be placed in your arm. Our Physician will then administer the drug through the IV. There are no side effects of this drug. You will be able to drive yourself to and from the appointment.

Your questions and comments:
call (805) 563-5870.

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