Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 24 - Problems - Page 1096: 24.66


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Generally dietary I- is incorporated into some specific hormones by the healthy thyroid gland. In order to assess the thyroid function a patient is allowed to drink a solution having a little amount of Na 131 I. Now the patient is scanned for flow of Na 131 I into the thyroid gland. For taking image of lungs, liver and heart often technetium-99 is used.
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