Why should the radioiodine dose be different in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma prepared with recombinant human TSH?

  • Fabián PitoiaEmail author
  • Osvaldo J. Degrossi
  • Hugo Niepomniszcze
Letter to the Editor


Thyroid Carcinoma Differentiate Thyroid Carcinoma Thyroid Remnant Euthyroid Patient Thyroid Hormone Withdrawal 
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    Luster M, Sherman SI, Skarulis MC et al. Comparison of radioiodine biokinetics following the administration of recombinant human thyroid stimulating hormone and after thyroid hormone withdrawal in thyroid carcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2003; 30:1371–1377.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Pacini F, Molinaro E, Castagna MG et al. Ablation of thyroid residues with 30 mCi131I: a comparison in thyroid cancer patients prepared with recombinant human TSH or thyroid hormone withdrawal. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2002; 87:4063–4068.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabián Pitoia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Osvaldo J. Degrossi
    • 2
  • Hugo Niepomniszcze
    • 1
  1. 1.División Endocrinología, Hospital de Clínicas José de San MartínUniversity of Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Instituto Argentino de Diagnóstico y TratamientoBuenos AiresArgentina

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