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ea0024oc2.8 | Oral Communications 2 (Brief Communications) | BSPED2010

Radio-iodine therapy for autoimmune hyperthyroidism. A two centre, retrospective evaluation of practice and outcomes

Wnuk W , Balan K K , Cheetham T D , Acerini C L

Radio-iodine (I131) (RI) is regarded as an effective therapy for patients with autoimmune hyperthyroidism (AH). Treatment protocols and outcomes are well defined in adult endocrinology practice but not for children and adolescents where RI is now considered a safe therapy option after relapse following anti-thyroid drugs (ATD). We retrospectively evaluated the use of RI in 36 patients (6M) with AH from 2 regional units located in the North and East of England. Data ...