Scintigraphy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)

Expiry Date
: 01/09/2025
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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The procedure standard on the Radioactive Iodine (RAI) scintigraphy aspect of DTC management.

Keywords: Radioactive Iodine; Differentiated Thyroid Cancer; Radiopharmaceuticals; SPECT/CT scintigraphy; 18F-FDG PET/CT.

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to update the knowledge of practitioners on procedure standard on the RAI scintigraphy aspects of DTC.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. RAI scintigraphy with 131I-NaI or 123I-NaI;
  2. THW vs. rhTSH considerations for the TSH optimisation;
  3. SPECT/CT scintigraphy imaging for DTC;
  4. The role 18F-FDG plays in DTC; and
  5. The withdrawal time of representative drugs/supplements that interfere with radioiodine.

        Instructions for this Module

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