Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059p206 | Thyroid | SFEBES2018

Iodine restricted diet prior to radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism

Nabi Assad , Weekes Joanne , Krishnasamy Senthilkumar , Buch Harit

Background: There has been conflicting evidence on the use of strict dietary iodine restriction prior to Radioiodine (RAI) administration for the management of hyperthyroidism and varying level of restrictions have been used. More recently the Medical Physics team in our institute implemented strict dietary iodine restrictions for 2 weeks pre-RAI administration. Significant inconvenience was reported by patients, which in some instances led to their reluctance to receive a sec...

ea0094p394 | Thyroid | SFEBES2023

Use of TRAB values to predict the need for second dose of Radio-iodine therapy (RAIT)

Dodiya Manoj , Weekes Joanne , Kalaria Tejas , N Buch Harit

Background and Aim: RAIT is successful in achieving cure of thyrotoxicosis. However, 10-15% patients require further doses, usually administered at 4-6 months after the initial dose. We assessed the role of TRAB values in predicting the need for redosing, which could have useful implications.Patients and Methods: We measured TRAB at diagnosis and at the time of 550MBq RAIT in 54 patients with GravesÂ’ disease. We rec...