radioiodine uptake


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uptake

 [up´tāk]
absorption and incorporation of a substance by living tissue.
biologic uptake movement of hazardous substances from the environment into the tissues of plants or animals.
radioactive iodine uptake (radioiodine uptake) uptake of radioiodine from the blood by the thyroid gland; see radioiodine uptake test.
T3 resin uptake (triiodothyronine resin uptake) the uptake of radioactive triiodothyronine at binding sites on resin, contrasted to uptake at sites on thyroxine-binding globulin in the triiodothyronine resin uptake test.

radioiodine uptake

uptake of radioiodine from the blood by the thyroid gland. See also radioiodine uptake test.
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Varieties of Thyrotoxicosis Associated With Associated With Elevated Radioiodine Uptake Depressed Radioiodine Uptake Graves' disease Thyroiditis Multinodular goiter Thyrotoxicosis factitia Toxic adenoma Iodine ingestion Hyperemesis gravidarum Struma ovarii Trophoblastic tumors Metastatic thyroid cancer TABLE 2.
RAIU) at a given time point integrates the radioiodine uptake at earlier times.
Thyroidal radioiodine uptake at baseline varied widely among subjects: 5.
The suppression of radioiodine uptake was linearly related to the logarithm of perchlorate dose.
The similarity of the regression slopes observed in the 1951 study (37) and the present study is remarkable given the differences in basal radioiodine uptake and treatment.
Despite significant inhibition of thyroidal radioiodine uptake in the 0.
18,19) found that the thyroidal radioiodine uptake measured 2 weeks postexposure was significantly elevated relative to the baseline uptake.
Correlation of the 24-hour radioiodine uptake of the human thyroid gland with the six- and eight-hour uptakes and the "accumulation gradient.