ea0049ep1435 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017
, Adamczewski Zbigniew
, Karwowski Boleslaw
, Dedecjus Marek
, Lewinski Andrzej
Background: Diagnostic whole-body scan is a standard procedure in patients with thyroid cancer prior to the application of therapeutic dose of 131I. Unfortunately, administration of radioisotope in diagnostic dose may decrease further radioiodine uptake the phenomenon called thyroid stunning. We estimated radiation absorbed dose-dependent changes in genetic material, in particular in sodium iodide symporter (NIS) gene promoter, and NIS protein lev...