iodine-131

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Noun1.iodine-131 - heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter
radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
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In a subset of 39 high-risk patients--defined as having I-131 uptakes in excess of 70%, marked signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism, and markedly elevated flee T4 or free T3 levels--I-131 treatment was well tolerated, and led to "'marked clinical improvement.
The diagnosis of severe thyrotoxicosis also required radioactive iodine (I-131) uptake that exceeded 30% at 4 or 24 hours after the administration of I-131.
NASDAQ: MIPI) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 2a clinical trial of Azedra (Ultratrace[TM] iobenguane I-131 or Ultratrace MIBG) for the treatment of children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a neuroendocrine cancer that primarily affects children.
com)-- Thyro-Cat, a specialty treatment center with locations in Danbury CT, Stamford CT, Long Island NY, and Syracuse NY, is offering Radioiodine I-131 treatment for feline hyperthyroidism.
I-131 was reported in only one prefecture and Cs-137 was reported in three prefectures, with a value of 4.
For protection against I-131, the Food and Drug Administration recommends 130 mg/day for adults, 65 mg/day for children 3-18 years old, 32 mg for babies 1 month to 3 years old, and 16 mg for newborns up to 1 month of age.
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded, spewing radioactive material, including 40 million curies of I-131, into the atmosphere over Russia and northern Europe for the next 10 days.
MIBG (metaiodobenzylguanidine) is a biotracer that is combined with radioactive iodine to form either 123I-iobenguane metaiodobenzylguanidine, I-123 MIBG, or 131I-iobenguane metaiodobenzylguanidine, I-131 MIBG.
Document preparers say the most widely requested documents are N-400, Application for Naturalization; I-130, Petition for Alien Relative; I-131, Application for Travel Document; and I-765, Application for Employment Authorization.
For the period 5 - 10 May, deposition of I-131 was detected in three prefectures, with values ranging from 1.
The Daxor BVA-100 utilizes a specially prepared isotope, Albumin I-131, to provide accurate blood volume measurements.
Hematology/Oncology; Neurology; Electrodiagnostic testing privileges; Neurosurgery; Nuclear Medicine: Nuclear Cardiology, I-131 Therapy;