The paper is submitted as one of the recommendations for diagnostic and therapeutic care in nuclear medicine
meant in particular for the clinical need of physicians indication treatment of thyroid carcinoma with iodide. The
author presents a brief review of principles, indications, the procedure proper, clinical interpretation and possible
risks and contraindications, incl. the clinical and socioeconomic impact.
carcinoma, thyroid gland, radioiodide 131, treatment open radiation source, recommendations, nuclear