Modeling the absorbed dose to the common carotid arteries following radioiodine treatment of benign thyroid disease.


INTRODUCTION External fractionated radiotherapy of cancer increases the risk of cardio- and cerebrovascular events, but less attention has been paid to the potential side effects on the arteries following internal radiotherapy with radioactive iodine (RAI), i.e. 131-iodine. About 279 per million citizens in the western countries are treated each year with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12149-013-0756-y


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