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Effects of I-131 therapy on gonads and pregnancy outcome in patients with thyroid cancer.
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PMID:  21300333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We examined the effects of I-131 therapy for thyroid cancer on female and male gonads and pregnancy outcome. After an extensive review of the published literature we concluded that ablative administration of I-131 therapy may result in transient abnormalities of ovarian and testicular function, but subsequent pregnancies are safe without any significant consequences to offspring outcome.
Authors:
Chrissa Sioka; Andreas Fotopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.
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