Incapacity Review Team. Special committee in each CSO which decides if a client is sufficiently incapacitated to be eligible for GA-U or TANF. The date the next review by the IRT is due is recorded on the DEM2 screen. See: Incapacity
interstitial radiation therapy. A procedure in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into or near a tumor. Also called brachytherapy, internal radiation, or implant radiation.
Integrated Receiver Transcoder. Used to receive digital-format satellite signals and convert them from one type of digital format to another. The IRT receives the digitally encoded signal from the satellite dish and processes it to change the digital modulation scheme to one that can be used in the broadband network.