Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy

ISSN: 2155-9619

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Role of Nuclear Tracers in the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Nodules and Ectopic Thyroid Tissue


Amit Kumar Dey, Amit Lodha Dharm Chand Jain, Ahmed Soukat Ali, Kunal Nandy, Abhishek Dubey, Abhinav Garg, Kalaimani Elango and Kartik Mittal

Scintigraphy studies are very important in assessing the structure and function of thyroid gland whether it involves diagnosis or management. Thyroid scans usually conducted with TcO4-99m yield functional information valuable in the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules. The most important role in management of nuclear medicine is pertinent to postoperative management of thyroid cancer patients.


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