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I tests di funzionalità tiroidea mediante radioisotopi

  • Thomas M. D. Gimlette
Nuclear Medicine Section


Si illustrano gli scopi ed i limiti delle prove di funzionalità tiroidea. Si discutono i rispettivi vantaggi e svantaggi di diverse provein vivo con impiego di radioisotopi dello iodio e con tecnezio, confrontandoli con i metodiin vitro, con particolare riguardo alla valutazione della condizione tiroidea. Si accenna anche ad alcune recenti tendenze di sviluppo delle prove di laboratorio riguardanti 1a tiroide e ad alcuni problemi particolari.

Thyroid function tests using radioisotopes


The aim and limitations of thyroid function tests are indicated. The relative advantages and disadvantages of various methods of testingin vivo with radioisotopes of iodine and with technetium are discussed and compared within vitro methods, with particular reference to the assessment of thyroid status. Some recent trends in the development of thyroid tests and some particular problems are mentioned.


Diagnosis in vitro and in vivo Radioisotope Thyroid Thyroxine Triiodothyronine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas M. D. Gimlette
    • 1
  1. 1.The Liverpool ClinicLiverpool 7Great Britain

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