[Radiometabolic therapy of the autonomous thyroid nodule].

  title={[Radiometabolic therapy of the autonomous thyroid nodule].},
  author={Stefano Mariotti and Patrizio Caturegli and Giuseppe Barbesino and Claudia Ceccarelli and Francesco Lippi and Michele Marin{\`o} and Luca Luigi Manetti and E. C. Martino and Aldo Pinchera},
  journal={Minerva endocrinologica},
  volume={18 4},
The aim of this paper is to synthetically focus on current views on the use of radioiodine for the treatment of hyperthyroidism in single autonomously functioning thyroid nodules (AFN). Radioiodine administration represents a simple and effective alternative to surgical ablation of AFN, especially in elderly patients with small nodules (< 3 cm diameter… CONTINUE READING