39Sr is a beta emitter used for palliation of pain in patients with metastatic bone cancer. After each intravenous administration, up to 80% of the isotope is eliminated in the urine. A simple chemical process is described, which permits the recovery and purification of the39Sr from the urine.
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Argiro, G., Atzei, G., Boemi, S., Cipriani, C., Shukla, S. K., Rossi, G., & Sedda, A. F. (1998). A process for the recovery of strontium from the urine of patients injected with. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 49(7), 777 - 778. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0969-8043(97)00301-1