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Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Southwest ER

Thyroid Ablation I131 Hyperthyroidism

Information and Preparation Instructions

This procedure is typically done for patients with Graves/Hyperthyroidism. If possible, please travel alone to minimize exposure to others following treatment. A technologist and a radiologist will explain the treatment to you in detail before you take the I-131 pill.

Click on the following documents to see examples of the procedure summary, and instructions for the treatment.