Intravenous Iodinated Contrast Effects Iodine Uptake for Months [chapter]

Robert J. Amdur, Ernest L. Mazzaferri
Essentials of Thyroid Cancer Management  
Radiographic studies such as Computerized Tomography (CT) scans and angiograms are commonly done with intravenous injection of contrast agents that contain organic iodine. The purpose of this chapter is to explain the implications of a history of exposure to iodinated contrast for the management of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Table 1 summarizes the main points.
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