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pdf ico   A second radioactive iodine treatment alone is of …

Your body will get rid of Iodine-131 in large amounts during the next two(2) days and more slowly thereafter, primarily in your urine and to a lesser extent in your saliva. As a result of this normal …
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pdf ico   Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Outpatient …

Byproducts or fission products were released into the air. Radioactive iodine, a byproduct of RaLa production, escaped from local stacks, from building vents, and from other chemical processes. …
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pdf ico   Patient Guide to Radioactive Iodine Treatment for Thyroid …

Against radiation exposure to family member or relatives who designated to care for patients who are non self– supporting and occupational workers. The treatment may be performed with …
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pdf ico   Precautions after Out-patient Radioactive Iodine (I …

Radioactive iodine is used to diagnose and treat thyroid diseases, such as, hyperthyroidism, goiter or to destroy thyroid cancer cells. When you drink a liquid or swallow a capsule that …
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pdf ico   PATIENT & CAREGIVER EDUCATION Radioactive Iodine …

Sep 25, 2017 · exposure to thyrotoxicosis patients, as in a family setting, would normally pose the highest exposure potential. Patient release refers to the release of the patient from radiological …
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pdf ico   Radiation Safety Instructions 7 mCi – 15 mCi Iodine …

family member) encountering the patient will likely not exceed 5mSv(500mrem) perannum,andthe radiationdose toa child, a pregnant woman, or an individual not involved in the care of the …
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pdf ico   Radiation Exposure to Relatives of Patients Treated …

Prior to a second dose of radioactive iodine therapy, 48% of patients had persistent cancer. Almost all patients (94%) who did not have reoperation in the neck prior to a second …
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pdf ico   Radiation Safety in the Treatment of Patients with Thyroid …

Reported receiving radioactive iodine or radiation therapy as part of treatment, whereas 1 (50%) of 2 controls re-ported such treatments. Five patients had NF2 syndrome; no controls reported …
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pdf ico   Public Health Assessment: Iodine-131 Releases - Agency for …

Subsequently, in 1946, radioactive iodine (RAI) was used to treat well-differentiated thyroid cancer (3) and has been an important component in the management of well-differenti-ated thyroid …
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pdf ico   Iodine: Inhalation Hazards, Detection and Protection

Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy Here are the general guidelines to follow to lower the risk of exposing others to radiation. Follow the precautions below for 7 days after treatment. …File Size: 33KBPage Count: 4
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pdf ico   The Benefits and Risks of I-131 Therapy in Patients with Well …

Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Outpatient Treatment 7/12 usual), ask your doctor about taking laxatives (medication that helps you have bowel movements) before your treatment.
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pdf ico   This handout gives instructions for patients who will receive ...

Aug 19, 2020 · Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Outpatient Treatment 7/12 usual), ask your doctor about taking laxatives (medication that helps you have bowel …
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pdf ico   RADIOACTIVE IODINE - MidCentral District Health …

Goiter (enlarged thyroid gland) is caused by iodine deficiency and may lead to retardation in physical, sexual and mental development in young people. (5) INHALATION HAZARDS . …File Size: 23KBPage Count: 4
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pdf ico   Family and personal medical history and risk of meningioma

Much of the radioactive iodine you receive will go into your thyroid. To lessen radiation to other parts of your body, especially your bladder, we advise you to drink plenty of fluids and empty …
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pdf ico   RADIATION EXPOSURE FROM …

• The diet is for a short time period, for the 2 weeks before a radioactive iodine treatment and 2 day after treatment. • Avoid foods high in iodine (over 20 mcg per serving). • Eat …File Size: 617KBPage Count: 12
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