• Imaging
  • Iodine-131 can be "seen" by nuclear medicine imaging techniques (i.e., gamma cameras) whenever it is given for therapeutic use, since about 10% of its energy and radiation dose is via gamma radiation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The isotope I-131 is still occasionally used for purely diagnostic (i.e., imaging) work, due to its low expense compared to other iodine radioisotopes. (wikipedia.org)
  • tests
  • doi:10.1210/jc.2014-1498), the Endocrine Society recommends that initial testing for pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas include blood or urine tests for metanephrines, which are the products left behind when the body metabolizes epinephrine and norepinephrine. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Some of the biochemical diagnostic tests used include salivary and blood serum cortisol testing, 24-hour urinary free cortisol (UFC) testing, the dexamethasone suppression test (DST), and bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (BIPSS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • He later continued his endocrine studies at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, joining the faculty as a visiting professor, and died in New York in 1966. (yu.edu)