[ RadSafe ] thyroid scan and ablation information
csmarcus at ucla.edu
Sun Feb 27 17:46:46 CST 2011
Most diagnostic thyroid scans use I-123 NaI, not NaI. Most
metastatic surveys use I-131 NaI, although some use I-123. Which are
you talking about? Therapeutic thyroid ablation can be for Graves'
disease or differentiated thyroid cancer. Which do you want? For
dosimetry, use RADAR or ICRP #53.
At 10:07 AM 2/27/2011, you wrote:
>I would like some information regarding activity, cumulative dose
>and specific limitations for a diagnostic thyroid scan and a
>therapeutic thyroid ablation.
>Thanks in advance.
>Sander C. Perle
>Dosimetry Services Division
>2652 McGaw Avenue
>Irvine, CA 92614
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