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ea0016p322 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

Effect of Ginkgo biloba extract supplementation on genotoxic damage after thyroid remnant ablation by 131I

Dardano Angela , Ballardin Michela , Traino Claudio , Caraccio Nadia , Colato Chiara , Barale Roberto , Mariani Giuliano , Ferdeghini Marco , Monzani Fabio

Background: Radioiodine (131I) therapy is performed in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), either for thyroid remnant ablation or treating distant metastasis. Although 131I therapy is generally considered safe, a genotoxic damage has been demonstrated both in vivo and in vitro.Aim: To evaluate the possible effect of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) supplementation on the time-course (up to 1...