Calculation of Administered Doses of Iodine-131 for Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
In some instances patients present with thyroid cancer that does not seem to fit the usual treatment guidelines as set forth in conventional texts. For example, there may be an unusual distribution of thyroid remnants or metastases or there sometimes are extensive metastases to the lung or other organs. In these cases knowledge about regional uptake of therapeutic Iodine 131 (131I) is useful.
KeywordsThyroid Cancer Gamma Camera Thyroid Remnant Medical Internal Radiation Dose Blood Dose
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