Analysis of in Vivo Uptake for Boron Neutron Capture Synovectomy
Boron Neutron Capture Synovectomy (BNCS) has been proposed as a new application of the boron neutron capture reaction for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.1 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin, primarily characterized by an inflammation of the synovium, the membrane lining the joint space. Prolonged synovial inflammation results in the secretion of various enzymes which degrade cartilage and bone, eventually leading to the loss of joint function.
KeywordsRheumatoid Arthritis Neutron Capture Boron Concentration Boron Compound Prompt Gamma Neutron Activation Analysis
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