Essays about: "radioiodine"

Found 3 essays containing the word radioiodine.

  1. 1. Quantification of I-131 Activity from Gamma Camera Images of Thyroid Cancer Patients

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Frida Westerbergh; [2019]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Radioiodine (131I) has been used in thyroid cancer treatments for many years, and has demonstrated good results with regards to disease management. Radioiodine therapy is however partially empirical, as not very much is known concerning radiation dosimetry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation and calibration of various detection systems which can be used for emergency internal contamination checks

    University essay from KTH/Reaktorfysik

    Author : Eleftherios D. Karachalias; [2013]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In the case of a nuclear accident, the release of radioactive substances into the environment may pose a significant threat for the public health. One of the main concerns is radioactive iodine which tends to accumulate in the thyroid causing damage to the gland and increasing the cancer risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical measurements to ensure compliance with post therapy dose constraints to family members of radioiodine therapy patients

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Medicinsk strålningsfysik (tills m KI)

    Author : Itembu Lannes; [2007]
    Keywords : Radioiodine therapy; TLD; dose constraint;

    Abstract : Radioiodine has been used in nuclear medicine for the treatment of thyroid diseases such as Thyroid Cancer and Thyrotoxicosis for many years. The treatment renders the patient radioactive. To minimize the dose to the patients’ relatives and the general public, restric-tions are imposed on the behaviour of the patient. READ MORE