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common benefits of iodine 131?

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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Benefits...: Iodine 131 is often used to treat conditions such as graves' disease, plummer's disease, or thyroid cancer. Iodine 131 is a beta emitter and emits beta radiation to damage hyperthyroid tissue or thyroid cancer.
Answered on Mar 26, 2020
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Yes: The oral contrast shows the intestines on X ray and the injectable contrast shows the vessel system on X ray.

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