Evaluation of Discordance in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Patients with Negative Radioiodine Scans and Positive Thyroglobulin Values at the Ablation Outcome Control

Ozkan Z. G., Adalet I., Turkmen C., Issever H., Erbil Y., Boztepe H., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.1, pp.43-48, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2011.004
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48
  • Keywords: Differentiated thyroid carcinoma, radioiodine ablation, I-131 whole body scan, lymph node metastases, LYMPH-NODE INVOLVEMENT, NECK DISSECTION, CARCINOMA, PAPILLARY, IMPACT, CONTROVERSIES, METASTASIS, RECURRENCE, AGE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: We aimed to evaluate the discordance of 5 mCi (185 MBq) I-131 whole body scan (WBS) and thyroglobulin (Tg) values at the ablation outcome control in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) patients who had thyroidectomy and then received radioiodine (RAI) ablation.