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Table 1 Dosimetric estimation

From: Effects of internal low-dose irradiation from 131I on gene expression in normal tissues in Balb/c mice

  Kidneys Liver Lungs Spleen Reference
Cumulated activity (Ã) (kBq·s) 161544 313027 217091 49087 Lundh et al. [22]
Energy per decay (n i × E i) (keV) 190 190 190 190 MIRD [21]
Absorbed fraction (ϕ i) 0.919 0.954 0.85 0.854 Flynn et al. [20]
Mass (g) 0.34 1.2 0.15 0.079  
D (13 kBq) (mGy) 0.17 0.10 0.49 0.21  
D (130 kBq) (mGy) 1.7 0.98 4.9 2.1  
D (260 kBq) (mGy) 3.5 2.0 9.7 4.2  
  1. Values used for the absorbed dose calculation, Ã, n i × E i , and ϕ i, are given with references, together with the mass of the organs. The estimated absorbed doses, D, delivered to the different tissues from 13, 130, and 260 kBq 131I are shown.