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Lucas de Oliveira Vieira, Rodrigo Kubo, Marcelo Tatit Sapienza, José Willegaignon, Maria Cristina Chammas, George Barberio Coura-Filho, Carla Rachel Ono, Tomoco Watanabe, Heitor Naoki Sado, Carlos Alberto Buchpiguel
INTRODUCTION: Graves disease (GD) is the most common cause of hiperthyroidism, and the most common treatment options are surgery, antithyroid drugs and radioiodine therapy. In radiodosimetric calculations to determine radioiodine dosage it is possible to use thyroid volume estimatives based on ultrasound or scintigraphy. OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed to correlate these methodologies emphasizing volume estimatives and dosimetric implications. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Were included 103 patients with GD diagnosis and indication of radioiodine treatment...
December 2011: Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia e Metabologia
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