Patients with disturbed thyroid hormonal profile.Patients with nodular gland/ neck swelling.New-born with elevated TSH level
IV Cannula will be inserted for tracer injection. Radioactive material (Tc-99) will be injected.Imaging will be started 15-30 minutes after injection.You will lie with neck extended in an open sided gamma camera. Anterior and oblique images will be obtained.Imaging will last for 15-20 min.
Keep away from children (less than 10 years) and pregnant ladies for 24 hrs after injection. If you are nursing, cessation of lactation with pump the breast for only 24 hours.