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I-131 Therapy for Hyperthyroidism
Paige Bennett, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Preprocedure

    • Procedure

      • Post Procedure

        PREPROCEDURE

        • Indications

          • Contraindications

            • Preprocedure Imaging

              • Getting Started

                PROCEDURE

                • Patient Positions/Location

                  • Equipment Preparation

                    • Procedure Steps

                      • Findings and Reporting

                        • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                          • Radiation Safety Release Requirements (Per NRC Regulatory Guide 8.39)

                            POST PROCEDURE

                            • Expected Outcome

                              OUTCOMES

                              • Complications

                                Selected References

                                1. Bahn RS et al: Hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis: management guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Endocr Pract. 17(3):456-520, 2011
                                2. Rivkees SA et al: An optimal treatment for pediatric Graves' disease is radioiodine. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 92(3):797-800, 2007
                                3. Tuttle WK 3rd et al: Applying Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidelines to the release of patients treated with sodium iodine-131. J Nucl Med Technol. 28(4):275-9, 2000
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Preprocedure

                                  • Procedure

                                    • Post Procedure

                                      PREPROCEDURE

                                      • Indications

                                        • Contraindications

                                          • Preprocedure Imaging

                                            • Getting Started

                                              PROCEDURE

                                              • Patient Positions/Location

                                                • Equipment Preparation

                                                  • Procedure Steps

                                                    • Findings and Reporting

                                                      • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                        • Radiation Safety Release Requirements (Per NRC Regulatory Guide 8.39)

                                                          POST PROCEDURE

                                                          • Expected Outcome

                                                            OUTCOMES

                                                            • Complications

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Bahn RS et al: Hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis: management guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Endocr Pract. 17(3):456-520, 2011
                                                              2. Rivkees SA et al: An optimal treatment for pediatric Graves' disease is radioiodine. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 92(3):797-800, 2007
                                                              3. Tuttle WK 3rd et al: Applying Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidelines to the release of patients treated with sodium iodine-131. J Nucl Med Technol. 28(4):275-9, 2000