Essays about: "radioiodine"
Found 2 essays containing the word radioiodine.
1. Investigation and calibration of various detection systems which can be used for emergency internal contamination checksUniversity essay from KTH/Reaktorfysik
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
2. Empirical measurements to ensure compliance with post therapy dose constraints to family members of radioiodine therapy patientsUniversity essay from Stockholms universitet/Medicinsk strålningsfysik (tills m KI)
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