Iodine Prophylaxis and Nuclear Accidents

  • Zdenko FRANI


Received April 1999 Due to high volatility and environmental mobility, radioactive isotopes of iodine pose a serious risk in the acute phases of a nuclear accident. The critical organ for iodine is the thyroid. A number of studies dealing with thyroid protection from exposure to radioiodine have shown that radioiodine uptake by the thyroid can be… (More)


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