Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Donor / Recipient
Explanation of Condition
The thyroid gland produces thyroxine, which controls the body's rate of metabolism.
Any thyroid disorder under investigation;
Graves disease (hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis) within six months of treatment with radioactive iodine therapy;
Graves disease (hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis) within 2 years of completing anti-thyroid tablet therapy (e.g. carbimazole);
Currently taking beta-blockers;
Hypothyroid (including Hashimoto thyroiditis) and stable for at least three months on thyroid replacement therapy;
Benign thyroid tumour (e.g. oncocytoma);
If in doubt, discuss with medical officer.
Inform the transplant centre of all thryoid disease if requested for CT.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Oncocytoma of thyroid,
Version 1, Edition 2
Date of Last Update
1 June 2016