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SODIUM IODIDE 131 CAPSULE<br />
Radioactive Iodine<br />
Iodine-131 is a radioisotope. This low dosage capsule is used to detect thyroid problems.  It undergoes nuclear decay by ß (beta) emission to yield xenon-131.  The ß emission is recorded on film to create a diagnostic picture of the thyroid.

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SODIUM IODIDE 131 CAPSULE
Radioactive Iodine
Iodine-131 is a radioisotope. This low dosage capsule is used to detect thyroid problems. It undergoes nuclear decay by ß (beta) emission to yield xenon-131. The ß emission is recorded on film to create a diagnostic picture of the thyroid.

Copyright:© 1999 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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