hrp0086p1-p931 | Thyroid P1 | ESPE2016

Radioiodine Therapy for Graves’ Disease – the Experience of a Portuguese Single Centre

Vicente Nuno , Cardoso Luis , Dias Ines , Serra-Caetano Joana , Cardoso Rita , Dinis Isabel , Costa Gracinda , Barros Luisa , Carrilho Francisco , Mirante Alice

Background: Besides surgery, radioactive iodine therapy (RAI) is an effective and safe option to treat children with hyperthyroidism from Graves disease (GD) who cannot achieve euthyroidism with antithyroid drugs.Objective and hypotheses: To present the experience of a Portuguese paediatric unit with the use of RAI in children with GD.Method: The authors performed a review of 7 cases of Graves disease of age under 18 years treated ...