Yikes, it all depends upon your local community. Best to ask the radiology groups around where you live what they charge. Oftentimes, they'll offer different pricing for cash-paying patients as opposed to those going thru i
thyroid & thyroid cancer, 101by
will show where there was uptake, where Iodine was absorbed by thyroid/thyroid cancer cells.
After the scan, we'll... of thyroid cells: they are the only cells in the body that will absorb, or uptake, Iodine...
Yes, contrast is contrast and radiation is radiation. Ideally, you'd like to minimize your exposure to the latter but if you need it, you need it. With IV contrast, we worry more about kidney damage in the 1st several days
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itself is a negative, so the more uptake there is a given area, the darker that area appears. On the 3rd, my scan... for my thyroid cancer, as long as I keep my TSH suppressed. I'm willing to do that. I go back for another scan...
Thyroid Disease is Finally Confirmedby
to see if it was enlarged. She said she could feel something, so she wanted to do a thyroidscan... was that the Grave's Disease antibodies came back normal as well.
After speaking to the nurse...
2007 Is Ending With A Bang! I kn...by
Jo C. Burzycki
now. Before Christmas I received the results of my recent CT scans and ultrasound. As I said before, the purpose of the scans was because an Octreotide scan I had showed uptake in my neck along with questionable spots...