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Preablation 131-I scans with SPECT/CT in postoperative thyroid cancer patients: what is the impact on staging?
CONTEXT The utility of preablation radioiodine scans for the management of differentiated thyroid cancer remains controversial. OBJECTIVE To determine the contribution of preablation Iodine 131Expand
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Radiation safety in the treatment of patients with thyroid diseases by radioiodine 131I : practice recommendations of the American Thyroid Association.
BACKGROUND Radiation safety is an essential component in the treatment of patients with thyroid diseases by ¹³¹I. The American Thyroid Association created a task force to develop recommendations thatExpand
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Incremental value of 111-in pentetreotide SPECT/CT fusion imaging of neuroendocrine tumors.
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Hybrid single photon-emission computed tomographic (SPECT) and computed tomographic (CT) imaging for the investigation of neuroendocrine tumors allows the fusion ofExpand
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Adrenal gland scintigraphy.
There is no question that high-resolution imaging techniques have revolutionized the approach to diagnostic imaging. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging provide exquisite imagesExpand
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SPECT/CT evaluation of unusual physiologic radioiodine biodistributions: pearls and pitfalls in image interpretation.
Radioiodine imaging has a well-established role in depicting metastatic disease after thyroidectomy in patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Uptake of radioiodine in thyroid metastasesExpand
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Radioiodine Scintigraphy with SPECT/CT: An Important Diagnostic Tool for Thyroid Cancer Staging and Risk Stratification
  • A. Avram
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Nuclear Medicine
  • 1 May 2012
Staging and risk stratification predicate the postoperative management of thyroid cancer patients, determining not only the need for 131I therapy or alternative options (conservative managementExpand
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The so-called stunning of thyroid tissue.
UNLABELLED When thyroid tissues exhibited concentrations of therapeutic (131)I that appeared to be less than that predicted by data from the preceding diagnostic (131)I, the phenomenon was calledExpand
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Preablation 131-I scans with SPECT/CT contribute to thyroid cancer risk stratification and 131-I therapy planning.
CONTEXT The use of preablation diagnostic radioiodine scans for risk stratification and radioiodine therapy planning for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) remains controversial. OBJECTIVE TheExpand
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Choroidal and skin metastases from papillary thyroid cancer: case and a review of the literature.
A patient with widely metastatic papillary thyroid cancer who had been previously treated with (131)I and external beam radiation presented with purple nodular lesions on his face and scalp. OnExpand
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The clinical role of CT/PET in oncology: an update
FDG-PET imaging has significantly altered the workup of the oncologic patient. With the introduction of combined FDG-PET/CT scanners, there has been a dramatic improvement in lesion detection, lesionExpand
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