Clinical outcome and costs of care in radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism.

@article{Hardisty1990ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcome and costs of care in radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism.},
  author={Colin A. Hardisty and Steven J Jones and A. J. Hedley and D. Scott Munro and P. D. Bewsher and Ron D Weir},
  journal={Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London},
  year={1990},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={36-42}
}
The long-term clinical outcome and costs of treatment of hyperthyroidism with radioiodine have been examined in two cohorts of patients from Sheffield and Scotland. The majority of patients in both series were considered to have Graves' disease. The Sheffield patients (660) were included in a trial of three radioiodine dose regimens of 3,500 (312), 7,000 (323) and 14,000 (25) rad determined using a formula for accurate dosimetry. The Scottish patients (3,920) drawn from five centres in Aberdeen… CONTINUE READING