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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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Iomab-B is an ARC or Antibody Radiation-Conjugate comprised of the anti-CD45 antibody apamistamab and the radioisotope I-131 or iodine-131.
In the treatment of the disease surgery (total or subtotal thyroidectomy) and in addition, in good differentiated thyroid cancers acoording to risk groups, iodine-131 (I-131) ablation/treatment is applied.
Operasyon sonrasi 150 mCi I-131 tedavisi uygulanan hastanin altinci gun taramasinda akcigerde yaygin metastaz izlendi (Resim 1).
Nuclear medicine specialists used this method with I-131 to treat metastatic thyroid adenocarcinoma in 1946 (1).
Application rate of postoperative treatment with radioactive iodine (I-131) varies among centers, but is generally becoming more common in the treatment of pediatric patients (12).
The isotopes produced include Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), Iodine-131 (I-131), Xenon-133 (Xe-133) and Strontium-89 (Sr-89).
figure By AGGREY OMBOKI Thyroid cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and other public facilities are suffering due to the shortage of a crucial drug, radioactive iodine 131 (I-131).
The company said MRT is an effective form of therapy that uses radiopharmaceuticals including Lutathera (Lu-177 DOTATATE) and Azedra (I-131 iobenguane) to target tumors based on certain receptors that these tumors express.
Amman, Dec 24 (Petra) Jordan Research and Training Reactor at the University of Science and Technology (JUST) has begun the production of radioactive iodine (I-131) and marketing it to Jordanian hospitals and nuclear medicine centres, according to the reactor's director Samer Abu-Qahouq.
Radyoaktif I-131 ile tiroit kanseri tedavisini yillarca ve basariyla kullanirken I-131-MIBG'yi ancak, 2017 yilinda ilac haline getirebildik.