Outpatient administration of radioactive iodine after total thyroidectomy for pediatric thyroid cancer: a report of three cases.

@article{Takano2009OutpatientAO,
  title={Outpatient administration of radioactive iodine after total thyroidectomy for pediatric thyroid cancer: a report of three cases.},
  author={Toru Takano and Katsunari Yane and Takaharu Oue and Naoki Otsuki and Ken-Ichi Nibu and Yoh Hidaka},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 12},
  pages={1810-3}
}
Radioactive iodine is used as an anti-cancer reagent for papillary and follicular thyroid carcinomas. Patients that are administered a large dose of radioactive iodine are required to stay alone in an isolated room for several days. Some young children with thyroid carcinoma who cannot take care of themselves are not able to undergo this therapy. We tried… CONTINUE READING