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ea0013p295 | Thyroid | SFEBES2007

An audit of radioiodine treatment for thyrotoxicosis in a large district hospital

Mukhtar Mamoun , Aung Theinge , Hills Maggie , Elsheikh Mohgah

Objective: The aim of our audit was to determine the effectiveness of first dose Radioiodine (RAI) in curing thyrotoxicosis, comparing our results with published rates of success and hypothyroidism.Methods: All patients with thyrotoxicosis treated with RAI between 2002 – 2004 (n=71) were identified and casenotes reviewed. Patients were either given nominal doses of either 259 or 407 MBq. Data collected included: the cause of thyrotoxicosis, g...