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iodine-131

[′ī·ə‚dīn ¦wən¦thərd·ē′wən]
(nuclear physics)
A radioactive, artificial isotope of iodine, mass number 131; its half-life is 8 days with beta and gamma radiation; used in medical and industrial radioactive tracer work; moderately radiotoxic.
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Concentrations are between 5 and 18 Bq/l for I-131 and between roughly 1 and 11 Bq/l for Cs-137.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to produce and market a new radiotherapeutic kit product for the preparation of Sodium Iodide I-131 Capsules and Oral Solution.
the Company's radiopharmaceutical subsidiary, has entered into a major third-party manufacturing contract to supply Sodium Iodide I-131 radiotherapy capsules for Bracco Diagnostics Inc.
El periodo de semidesintegración del I-131 es de 8 días, esto quiere decir que al cabo de 8 días la cantidad de radiación emitida se habrá reducido a la mitad, con 8 días más esta será la cuarta parte, etc.
The system allows the user to set multiple protocols for studies using I-123, I-131, and technetium-99m (Tc-99m) using a standard capsule method or through an automatic decay correction for the administered dose.
While traditional I-131 MIBG has demonstrated clinical activity in neuroblastoma in the past, it contains cold contaminants that compete with the active radiotherapeutic molecules binding to receptor sites on tumor cells.
Furudate, of Heiwa Hospital, Sapporo, Japan, and his associates studied thyroid cancer patients who underwent I-131 therapy at a single medical center between 1990 and 2005.
All patients [mean (SD) age, 54 (17) years; 22% male; median follow-up, 8 years (interquartile range, 2-18 years); see Table 1] previously underwent treatment with total thyroidectomy and lymph node dissection, if indicated, followed by I-131 treatment for ablation and, if necessary, for treatment of persistent or recurrent disease when I-131 uptake persisted [as described by Haveman et al.
Sialadenitis following I-131 therapy for thyroid carcinoma: Concise communication.
Exposure to I-131 came about mainly through drinking milk from cows or goats that had eaten fallout-tainted vegetation.
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