Indium In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan. Definition

Medical Definition: Indium In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan

Radiolabeled monoclonal antibody used to detect certain types of non-Hodgkin B-cell and is being studied in the detection of other B-cell tumors It consists of the monoclonal antibody ibritumomab plus the radioisotope indium 111. It binds to the protein CD20, found on B cells A machine is used to detect which cells in the body have bound the antibody. The indium In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan is a type of radiopharmaceutical. Also called In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan and In 111 Zevalin.

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