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Published by U.S. Govt. Print Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

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StatementRadioisotope Service, Veterans Administration Hospital; and Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, Penn.
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17039951M

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Thyroid ultrasonography (US) is the most common and extremely useful, safe, and cost-effective way to image the thyroid gland and its pathology. US has largely replaced the need for scintiscanning except to detect iodine-avid thyroid metastases after thyroidectomy. This chapter reviews the literature; discusses the science and method of performing US; examines it’s . Genre/Form: Government Publications, Federal: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Clyde M. (Clyde Michael), Thyroid scanning. 99m Tc-pertechnetate scan remains the most accurate test for the detection of ectopic thyroid tissue (Noussios et al., ; Fig. 11).Despite new molecular genetic insight into congenital hypothyroidism the I or, preferably, 99m Tc-pertechnetate scan remains the most accurate test for the detection of ectopic thyroid tissue and the differential diagnosis between thyroid . A thyroid scan is a specialized imaging procedure for examining your thyroid, the gland that controls your ’s located in the front part of your neck. Typically, the scan .

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