Upon completion of the bowel cleanout, place the
Radiation Implant Brief on the patient.
Through the 6" slit in the crotch of the
brief, insert the foley catheter into the urethra.
The cylinder is then inserted into the vagina. The
vagina may then be packed if indicated.
After the cylinder is inserted, take the 2"
innermost strap (B), with the slit, and bring the
strap from between the patient's legs up over the
crotch of the brief.
The stick of the cylinder is inserted through
the slit of the strap (B), and then the strap is
secured to the top of the brief at the patient's
waist at (A). This minimizes any mobilization of
For LOW DOSE RATE brachytherapy, the 3" outermost
strap (C) (without a slit) should be brought up
through the patient's legs. The desired degree of
tension to keep the cylinder at the vaginal apex
should then be applied to the stick of the cylinder,
with the strap (C) then secured to the top of the
pant over the underlying 2" strap.
For HDR Vaginal STUMP cylinders, place the brief
on the patient. Through the 6" slit in the
crotch of the brief, the foley catheter, as well
as a rectal catheter may be inserted. Bring the
innermost strap with the slit (B), from between
the legs up over the crotch of the brief. The small
circular stump of the cylinder fits in the slit
of the strap. Secure strap (B) to the top of the
brief, and then secure strap (C), without the slit,
to the top of the brief over strap (B).
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