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Table 2 The percentage of radioactivity in excised lymph nodes relative to the initial injected radioactivity

From: Dual-modality imaging with 99mTc and fluorescent indocyanine green using surface-modified silica nanoparticles for biopsy of the sentinel lymph node: an animal study

Lymph node Radioactivity count %/dose
Rat C, 1 192.7 ± 6.7 0.001
Rat C, 2 47.3 ± 9.5 0.000
Rat C, 3 1,189.7 ± 31.8 0.004
Rat D, 1 61.3 ± 1.5 0.000
Rat D, 2 6,528.7 ± 135.4 0.020
Rat D, 3 73,784.3 ± 1,043.8 0.231
Rat D, 4 28.3 ± 5.1 0.000
Rat E, 1 13,293.7 ± 451.0 0.012
Rat E, 2 12.3 ± 2.5 0.000
Rat E, 3 10.0 ± 3.0 0.000
Rat E, 4 12.7 ± 0.6 0.000
Rat F, 1 472.7 ± 21.2 0.000
Rat F, 2 6,745.7 ± 392.6 0.006
Rat F, 3 19.7 ± 2.5 0.000
Rat F, 4 10.7 ± 6.7 0.000
  1. Radioactivity was assayed at different times post-injection in rats C, D, E, and F.