ea0057011 | Radioiodine treatment for euthyroid goiter: The evolution of thyroid volume, tests and occurrence of autoimmunity | BES2018
, Hendrik Everaert
, Steven Raeymaeckers
, Brigitte Velkeniers
Background: In Belgium, a land with borderline iodine intake, the prevalence of goiter is 6 to 40%. This raises the question of an economically affordable treatment with few side effects. In euthyroid goiters, the effect of radioiodine on volume reduction is debated. Most data were described last century and do not take into account recent thyroid hormone measurements, newer ultrasonography techniques and changes in iodine supplementation. Doses administered in the past and el...