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Table 5 Comparison of effective whole body doses for 18F tracers found in the literature

From: Human biodistribution and internal dosimetry of 4-[ 18F]fluorobenzyl-dexetimide: a PET radiopharmaceutical for imaging muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the brain and heart

Author Tracer Effective dose (μSv/MBq) Number of subjects Measure of error
This work 18F-DEX 19.70±2.27 5 95% CI
ICRP publication 106 [14] 18F-FDG 19.0   
O’Keefe et al. [15] 18F-BAY94-9172 14.67±1.39 3 SD
Doss et al. [16] 18F-RGD-K5 17.2±0.6 4 SD
Bottlaender et al. [17] 18F-fluoro-A-85380 19.4 (17.8,21.8) 3 Range