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Table 2 Impact of number of tissues/organs included based on decreasing weight including blood from ICRP Publication 133, ICRP Publication 110 voxelized reference phantoms and ICRP Publication 103 tissue weighting factors, wT, to calculate the effective dose coefficient, e, with the SD. The difference in percent calculated according to Eq. 4 and stability according to Eq. 5

From: Accuracy in dosimetry of diagnostic agents: impact of the number of source tissues used in whole organ S value-based calculations

Tissue/organ
(n = 14)
Weight male/female
(g)
Effective dose coefficient e
(μSv/MBq)
Difference (%)Stability (%)
Muscle29,784/17,93116.6 ± 3.029.4
Liver2360/181018.0 ± 2.120.623.3
Brain1517/135018.3 ± 2.13.822.2
Bone marrow (red)1394/106418.4 ± 2.12.421.5
Lungs1200/95019.6 ± 2.516.416.7
Kidneys422/35720.1 ± 2.67.314.6
Heart wall386/29120.1 ± 2.60.614.4
Spleen228/18721.9 ± 3.526.46.6
Urinary bladder content200/20022.6 ± 3.19.04.0
Salivary glands89.0/72.222.7 ± 3.21.73.5
Gonads (testes/ovaries)37.2/12.622.8 ± 3.21.23.1
Thyroid23.4/19.522.9 ± 3.22.22.5
Adrenal glands17.4/15.523.5 ± 3.58.50.0
Pituitary gland0.6/0.623.5 ± 3.50.00.0