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ea0020p129 | Thyroid | ECE2009

The effect of radioiodine therapy in patients with non-toxic goitre

Abdelrazek Saeid , Rogowski Franciszek , Zonenberg Anna , Gorska Maria Maria , Szelachowska Malgorzata Malgorzata , Szumowski Piotr Piotr , Frackiel Malgorzata Malgorzata , Siewko Katarzyna , Karolczuk-Zarachowicz Malgorzata Malgorzata

There is no consensus regarding the optimum treatment of benign non-toxic goitre. Randomised studies have shown that levothyroxine has poor evidence of efficacy and is inferior to radioiodine therapy regarding goitre reduction.The aim of our study was to assess the efficacy of radioiodine therapy (RIT) to reduce thyroid volume with minimal risk of hypothyroidism in patients with non-toxic nodular goitre.Material and methods: During...