Radioiodine imaging and treatment in thyroid disorders.


The thyroid produces thyroid hormones that regulate metabolism and are essential to proper development and differentiation of the cells in the body. Iodine is an essential element in thyroid hormone synthesis. The thyroid has the ability to concentrate and incorporate iodine into thyroid hormone. Incorporation of iodine is essential to the formation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nic.2008.03.008


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