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Thyroid Uptake Systems

Definition : Systems designed to measure the amount of radioactive iodine in the thyroid gland after a predetermined length of time following ingestion (i.e., thyroid uptake). These systems typically consist of a detector system (composed of a scintillation crystal and a photomultiplier tube), collimators, a high-voltage power supply, amplifiers, a pulse-height analyzer, and a display unit; many systems include computerized capabilities for data processing. Thyroid uptake systems are used to assess thyroid gland activity; the normal range for thyroid uptake 24 hours after administration varies from 13% to 33%.

Entry Terms : "Uptake Systems, Thyroid"

UMDC code : 16567

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Biodex Medical Systems Inc

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Biodex Medical Systems, Inc., has been providing customers with innovative products and service excellence for 60 years. Our dedicated employees work as a team to bring the promise of functional and elegant design to life.

Capintec Inc

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Capintec is a leading worldwide supplier of energy measurement products and services. Capintec is dedicated to continuous quality improvement that leads to uncompromising quality in the development of the most advanced technology and services in the industry.

Pinestar Technology Inc

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For over 30 years, Pinestar Technology has been supplying Nuclear Medicine supplies & Accessories to medical facilities all over the world. From our humble beginnings in Nuclear Medicine, we are proud to have grown into an industry leader and innovator of custom solutions for radiation safety, patient positioning and USP 797 compliance.

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