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Estimates of radiation dose to the embryo from nuclear medicine procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  956898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
These phantom studies and computer calculations provide a direct means of estimating the radiation dose to the embryo resulting from the administration of a radiopharmaceutical to the mother during organogenesis. The specific absorbed fractions to the embryo from 19 source organs were computed for 12 monoenergetic photon energies. Tables of absorbed dose per unit cumulated activity, S, for the embryo as a target organ have been assembled for 99mTc, 111In, 113mIn, 123I, 131I, and 133Xe. In addition, the dose to the embryo was calculated for several of the radiopharmaceuticals for which the MIRD Committee has published dose estimate reports.
E M Smith; G G Warner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0161-5505     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nucl. Med.     Publication Date:  1976 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-10-29     Completed Date:  1976-10-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217410     Medline TA:  J Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  836-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Embryo, Mammalian*
Iodine Radioisotopes
Models, Structural
Radiation Dosage*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Iodine Radioisotopes; 0/Radioisotopes; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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