November 2, 2022

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Radioiodotherapy for diffuse or nodular toxic goiter

Radioiodotherapy is effective not only in the treatment of thyroid cancer. This method of therapy can effectively replace surgery for diffuse or nodular toxic goiter. Pathologies are characterized by increased hormone production, which causes sweating, palpitations, tremor of the hands and other symptoms that aggravate the human condition.

In such cases, radioiodine therapy is used to destroy areas of the gland that actively produce hormones, thereby causing thyrotoxicosis. Iodine isotopes accumulate in glandular cells and reduce their functional activity, which contributes […]

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