[ RadSafe ] NY State Inhalation Doses due to Fukushima

Bradt, Clayton (HEALTH) clayton.bradt at health.ny.gov
Fri Feb 5 12:33:24 CST 2016


Are you suggesting more thyroid treatments are typically done in March/April, and that this would account for the spikes at all collection sites in NY, and in Georgia?



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While discussing I-131 administrations with the RSO of a hospital I recall him mentioning at least one annual spike in thyroid investigations due to patients' body heat regulation being affected by a thyroid condition, and being recognized with a change in season.   Might it be related?  Of course it would be seen every year, varying somewhat with weather.

Brian Rees

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