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Dr. Ramzi Abdulrahman and Dominic Caraveo, R.T.(T) joined Everything Lubbock to share why they offer SpaceOAR Hydrogel to their patients.

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Dr. Ramzi Abdulrahman and Dominic Caraveo, R.T.(T) from UMC Health System joined KLBK News to share why they offer SpaceOAR Hydrogel to their prostate cancer patients. SpaceOAR Hydrogel is an absorbable hydrogel that temporarily creates space between the prostate and the rectum, helping to reduce the radiation exposure to the rectum during prostate cancer radiation therapy.

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*Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) was not the method used in the single-blind Phase III trial performed to evaluate dosimetric and clinical effects of SpaceOAR Hydrogel. Image-guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IG-IMRT) was the method used.

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Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary. BSC strongly recommends that you consult with your physician on all matters pertaining to your health or to address any questions.

As with any medical treatment, there are some risks involved with the use of SpaceOAR Hydrogel. Please talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits associated with the SpaceOAR. Potential complications associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel include, but are not limited to: pain associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel injection; pain or discomfort associated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel; needle penetration of the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; injection of SpaceOAR Hydrogel into the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; local inflammatory reactions; infection; injection of air, fluid or SpaceOAR Hydrogel intravascularly; urinary retention; rectal mucosal damage, ulcers, necrosis; bleeding; and rectal urgency.

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