Capromab pendetide. Definition

Medical Definition: Capromab pendetide

A substance used to detect prostate cancer. Containing a monoclonal antibody that binds to prostate cells that are linked to a substance that can bind with radioisotopes. The capromab pendetide combined with indium 111 and injected into the body. Using a gamma camera (a special camera that detects radioactivity) to find prostate cancer cells in the body. The capromab pendetide is a type of immunoconjugate. Also called ProstaScint.

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