Medical Imaging Agent May Affect Thyroid Function

in 2012, Elizabeth Pearce, Newsmakers, School of Medicine
January 24th, 2012

Medical Daily
Elizabeth Pearce, School of Medicine

A new study has found that a person’s exposure to iodinated contrast media – which is an agent commonly given intravenously to aid imaging procedures – is associated with changes in thyroid function and increased risk of developing hyperthyroidism…

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