Radioactive Iodine Therapy, also known as radioiodine therapy (RAI) is often used to treat hyperthyroid patients. This procedure stops the thyroid gland from producing thyroid hormones.
Thyroid Function and Mortality in Patients Treated for Hyperthyroidism
JAMA abstract that discusses treating this condition with doses of radioiodine sufficient to induce overt hypothyroidism. (July 06, 2005)
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