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Sterilization of Talc for Use in Pleurodesis

Author(s):  Fehr Richard, Henke Michelle, Ashworth Lisa D

Issue:  Mar/Apr 2002 - Dermatologic Compounding
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Page(s):  140-141

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Abstract:  The authors cover the description and mechanism of action of talc, the history of its use and a description of their protocol for sterilizing talc. A list of irradiation services and suppliers of Talc USP, with contact information, is provided.

Related Keywords: Pleurodesis, talc used in, Talc, in pleurodesis

Related Categories: CANCER AND AIDS, STERILE PREPARATIONS

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