Radioiodine Clinical

Prediction of cure and risk of hypothyroidism after I-131 therapy

Random notes

Thyroid hormones do cross the placenta - Vulsma NEJM 1989. So, there are particular problems if both mother and baby are hypothyroid.

Neutropenia is caused by the same moiety in carbimazole and propylthiouracil, so no point switching from one to the other.

Burch 2001 argue that pre-treatment with ATDs does not prevent acute relapse after RAI

Laurberg 2008 shows jump in TRAb levels after RAI