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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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En la reunion multidisciplinaria, se discute entre los participantes la controversia de la administracion o no de terapia con I-131 (debido a la incertidumbre de la utilidad y efectividad del tratamiento isotopico por la baja probabilidad de captacion), que finalmente es aceptada por el grupo y se realiza con dosis de 100 mCi bajo protocolo de estimulacion con tirotropina alfa (TSHrh) sin complicaciones.
To apply for re-parole, each beneficiary will need to submit Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, with the required fee, and Form I-134, Affidavit of Support, at least 90 days before his or her parole expires.
Levels of ps-Tg, TgAb and TSH were measured before the first I-131 remnant ablation after thyroxine hormone withdrawal, and the TSH level had risen (TSH > 30 [micro]IU/ml).
11) Currently, 2 radiolabelled antibodies are available for treatment of follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Y-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin) and I-131 tositumomab (Bexxar).
14) It is the only FDA-approved treatment to reduce the risk of thyroid damage due to radioactive fallout from radioactive I-131.
Because thyroid cancers attributed to I-131 exposure during childhood, similar to external irradiation, continue to occur throughout adulthood (Ron et al.
And people (especially infants or children) exposed to high levels of I-131 before they could be protected by iodine prophylaxis might well have received cancer-inducing doses.
Radioactive iodine I-131 is increasingly being used as the first line therapy for treatment of hyperthyroidism both in patients with Graves' disease and toxic nodular goiter.
De hecho, mi consejo es que presenten todo junto al mismo tiempo; la I-485 y la I-131 para un permiso de viaje y la I-765, para un permiso de trabajo.
Anorexia, nausea, and vomiting can occur secondary to I-131 treatment.
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.
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.