Results of long-term follow-up after compensated fixed-dose therapy for thyrotoxicosis.

@article{Zaini1992ResultsOL,
  title={Results of long-term follow-up after compensated fixed-dose therapy for thyrotoxicosis.},
  author={Anuar Zaini and Abdullah Khir and Suhail A. Doi and Suk Ping Chan and Murugasu Paramsothy and B S Khoo},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={1992},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={279-88}
}
To evaluate the effects of simple compensated fixed-dose iodine-131 therapy for thyrotoxicosis, the long-term results for 74 patients treated with a fixed dose of iodine-131 ranging from 5 to 12 mCi (185 to 444 MBq) were evaluated in the first 2 years of a trial. The dose selected was loosely based on the gross size of the thyroid gland. Routine antithyroid drug therapy was given for a minimum of 3 months after iodine-131 therapy. The mean (+/- SD) duration of follow-up was 74.5 +/- 42 months… CONTINUE READING

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