Radionuclide Therapy

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Administration of a radioactive drug which accumulated in a target organ, delivering a toxic dose of radiation. Most commonly radio-iodine used for hyperthyroidsism (Graves disease).

Guidance

Unacceptable if given for malignancy or within the previous six months. Discuss with medical officer and inform transplant centre. See also Thyroid Disease.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Radioiodine

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012