The use of technetium-99m pertechnetate in postoperative thyroid carcinoma. A comparative study with iodine-131.

@article{Khammash1988TheUO,
  title={The use of technetium-99m pertechnetate in postoperative thyroid carcinoma. A comparative study with iodine-131.},
  author={N F Khammash and Raghuveer K. Halkar and Hussein Mohamed Abdel-Dayem},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
Over 3 years, a prospective comparison was made between Tc-99m pertechnetate and I-131 for the detection of residual and metastatic tissue in the follow-up of patients with cancer of the thyroid. All patients stopped thyroid medication for a minimum of 4 weeks. All patients had imaging done first with Tc-99m pertechnetate followed within a maximum of 2… CONTINUE READING