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Table 3 Effective doses in measured target organs

From: First evaluation of PET-based human biodistribution and radiation dosimetry of 11C-BU99008, a tracer for imaging the imidazoline2 binding site

Target organ Mean absorbed dose (mGy/MBq) Standard deviation (mGy/MBq)
Adrenals 0.008 0.003
Brain 0.008 0.001
Breastsa 0.002 0.000
Gallbladder wall 0.006 0.001
LLI wall 0.003 0.000
Small intestine 0.005 0.001
Stomach wall 0.008 0.001
ULI wall 0.004 0.000
Heart wall 0.028 0.002
Kidneys 0.026 0.005
Liver 0.013 0.003
Lungs 0.015 0.002
Muscle 0.002 0.000
Ovariesb 0.002 0.000
Pancreas 0.009 0.001
Red marrow 0.002 0.000
Osteogenic cells 0.003 0.001
Skin 0.001 0.000
Spleen 0.009 0.004
Testes 0.001 0.000
Thymus 0.003 0.000
Thyroid 0.006 0.001
Urinary bladder wall 0.002 0.000
Uterusb 0.002 0.000
Total body 0.003 0.000
  1. Data are mGy/MBq (mean ± SD, n = 4)
  2. aDoses are for male breast only, and may be different for female breasts
  3. bDoses to uterus and ovaries are based on doses from other source organs only