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Erratum to: Effective dose to adult patients from 338 radiopharmaceuticals estimated using ICRP biokinetic data, ICRP/ICRU computational reference phantoms and ICRP 2007 tissue weighting factors
EJNMMI Physics volume 2, Article number: 22 (2015)
The original article was published in EJNMMI Physics 2014 1:9
Correction of the article
In the results section of the abstract the two sentences

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For 79 % of the radiopharmaceuticals, the new calculations gave a lower effective dose per unit administered activity than earlier estimated.” Should be “For 63 % of the radiopharmaceuticals, the new calculations gave a lower effective dose per unit administered activity than earlier estimated.”

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“As a mean for all radiopharmaceuticals, the effective dose was 25 % lower.” Should be“As a mean for all radiopharmaceuticals, the effective dose was 11 % lower.”
In the results section in the main article four sentences should be changed

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“The calculated values are lower than earlier presented values for 79 % of the radiopharmaceuticals.” Should be “The calculated values are lower than earlier presented values for 63 % of the radiopharmaceuticals.”

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“As a mean for all 338 radiopharmaceuticals, the values are 25 % lower.” Should be “As a mean for all 338 radiopharmaceuticals, the values are 11 % lower.”

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“The effective doses are larger for females than for males in 62 % of all 338 radiopharmaceuticals.” Should be “The effective doses are larger for females than for males in 99 % of all 338 radiopharmaceuticals.”

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“Only for ^{125}I Iodine Hippuran with unilateral renal blockage and an abnormal kidney function there is a difference of more than 100 % between the new and the old E/A_{0} values.” Should be “Only for ^{99m}Tc Apcitide and ^{99m}Tc labelled colloids, small colloids and normal liver condition there is a difference of more than 100 % between the new and the old E/A_{0} values.”
In the Discussion section in the main article eight sentences should be changed

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“For radiopharmaceuticals with a significant uptake in adipose tissue as for ^{14}C and ^{3}Hlabelled neutral fat and free fatty acids or in the male gonads, the effective dose will be higher for males than for females.” Should be “For radiopharmaceuticals with a significant uptake in adipose tissue as for ^{14}C and ^{3}Hlabelled neutral fat and free fatty acids, the effective dose will be higher for males than for females.”

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“For ^{18} Flabelled substances, E/A_{0} varies between 0.013 and 0.019 mSv/MBq (less than a factor of 1.5).” Should be “For ^{18} Flabelled substances, E/A_{0} varies between 0.013 and 0.021 mSv/MBq (a factor of 1.6).”

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“For ^{11}Csubstances, E/A_{0} varies between 0.0025 and 0.0055 mSv/MBq (around a factor of 2.2).” Should be “For ^{11}Csubstances, E/A_{0} varies between 0.0011 and 0.0087 mSv/MBq (around a factor of 8.0). “

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“Also for ^{99m}Tclabelled substances, the range of E/A_{0} values is limited to 0.0017 to 0.016 mSv/MBq (a factor of 9.6).” Should be “Also for ^{99m}Tclabelled substances, the range of E/A_{0} values is limited to 0.0022 to 0.020 mSv/MBq (a factor of 8.8).”

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“For all the ^{18} F substances, there is a reduction in effective dose estimation by 29 % in average.” Should be “For all the ^{18} F substances, there is a reduction in effective dose estimation by 26 % in average.”

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“For ^{11}Csubstances, two radiopharmaceuticals show a higher effective dose and 11 have a lower effective dose than previously published values.” Should be “For ^{11}Csubstances, nine radiopharmaceuticals show a higher effective dose and four have a lower effective dose than previously published values.”

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“In 50 of the 62 ^{99m}Tcsubstances, the effective dose estimations give lower values than previous estimations.” Should be “In 38 of the 62 ^{99m}Tcsubstances, the effective dose estimations give lower values than previous estimations.”

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“Using the new estimations, the collective effective dose is estimated at 292 manSv, i.e. 13 % lower value than earlier estimated.” Should be “Using the new estimations, the collective effective dose is estimated at 295 manSv, i.e. 12 % lower value than earlier estimated.”
In the Conclusions there are two sentences that should be changed

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“For 268 radiopharmaceuticals out of 338, the new calculations show lower effective dose values than previous estimates.” Should be “For 212 radiopharmaceuticals out of 338, the new calculations show lower effective dose values than previous estimates.”

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“For 68 radiopharmaceuticals, the new calculations results in an increased value of the estimated effective dose.” Should be “For 120 radiopharmaceuticals, the new calculations results in an increased value of the estimated effective dose.”
Figure 1 should be changed to (only the figure not the text)
Almost all numbers have been changed in Table 1 and a new corrected Table 1 is presented below (table text to Table 1 does not need to be changed)
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A new Supplemental file is given in a separate file named “Additional file 1: Table S1”.
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Additional file 1: Table S1.
Effective dose from all the radiopharmaceuticals published by the ICRP, determined using three different methods. (E/A_{0}) 1 is the previously published effective dose per unit administered activity (E/A_{0}) by ICRP, (E/A_{0})2 is (E/A_{0}) dose calculated with the new phantoms and old tissue weighting factors while (E/A_{0}) 3 is with the new phantoms and new weighting factors. (E/A_{0})2(E/A_{0}) 1))/ (E/A_{0})1 and ((E/A_{0}) 3(E/A_{0})1)/ (E/A_{0})1 is the difference in % of the new values compared to the old. (E/A_{0})3 male and (E/A_{0})3 are the effective dose estimations generated from the equivalent dose of each gender separately using the new phantoms and new weighting factors. (DOCX 65 kb)
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Andersson, M. Erratum to: Effective dose to adult patients from 338 radiopharmaceuticals estimated using ICRP biokinetic data, ICRP/ICRU computational reference phantoms and ICRP 2007 tissue weighting factors. EJNMMI Phys 2, 22 (2015) doi:10.1186/s4065801501214
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