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heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days

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The data show a decreasing trend from 1 to 3 April from about 66 kBq/l to 24 kBq/l for I-131 and 21 kBq/l to 10 kBq/l for both Cs-134 and Cs-137 at Units 1-4.
Some marine algae are known to accumulate in particular I-131 and Tc-99m.
Kit for preparing radioactive iodine I-131 capsules and solution
The properties of the I-131 radioisotope allow an appropriate patient-specific dose to be easily determined and administered.
The oral administration of radioactive Sodium Iodide I-131 is a well-established treatment for a significant proportion of patients with thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism and recurrent hyperthyroidism.
En el caso del I-131 se emiten electrones y radiación gamma, ambas son RI; los electrones producen efecto terapéutico y las radiaciones gamma producen una exposición externa irradiando todo su exterior.
Its basic functionality is to quantify thyroid function, and this is done by measuring the current and residual activity of iodine (I)-123 and I-131.
has initiated a Phase 2a clinical trial of Azedra (Ultratrace(tm) iobenguane I-131 or Ultratrace MIBG) for the treatment of children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a neuroendocrine cancer that primarily affects children.
SAN DIEGO -- Radioiodine I-131 ablation can be effective for thyroid cancer patients aged 70 years and older, but overall treatment results are better when patients are younger than age 60 years, Dr.
15) All patients had diffuse goiter as shown by homogeneous I-131 thyroid scan distribution, increased 24 hour thyroid I-131 uptake (the mean I-131 uptake was 65.
Thus, the presence of Tg after total thyroidectomy and ablative I-131 therapy indicates persistence or recurrence of DTC.
Transient radiation effects following high dose I-131 therapy for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) [abstract].
Because I-131 accumulates in the thyroid gland, doctors have raised concerns that fallout might pose a threat of thyroid cancer to people exposed to it as children.
But the AEC and its offspring, the Department of Energy (DOE), concealed their knowledge of Hanford's emissions-27,000 times the I-131 output of Three Mile Island-for four decades.