Radiation dose of caregivers could be reduced in thyroid carcinoma patients requiring high dose of radioactive iodine: A case report


Uslu-Besli L. , Demir M., Yeyin N. , Cavdar I.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, cilt.24, ss.144-146, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.144-146

Özet

Undesired radiation exposure to caregivers is an important problem in radioiodine therapy in thyroid carcinoma patients, especially when patient is non-ambulatory. Special precautions are needed to keep the exposure to caregivers low when higher dose of radioiodine is necessary.