Embolization in combination with radioiodine therapy for bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Tol2000EmbolizationIC,
  title={Embolization in combination with radioiodine therapy for bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={Karin M van Tol and Joffre M Hew and Piet L. Jager and Albert Vermey and Robin P F Dullaart and Thera P. Links},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2000},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={653-9}
}
BACKGROUND The outcome for patients with bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma is worse compared to the overall prognosis of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of embolization with concomitant radioiodine treatment on the serum thyroglobulin (Tg) level, pain and neurological symptoms in patients with large bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Five symptomatic patients, who… CONTINUE READING

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