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Table 4 Comparison of absorbed doses in organs and tumors in children and adults

From: Patient-specific dosimetry of 99mTc-HYNIC-Tyr3-Octreotide in children

Organ Mean dose (mGy/MBq)
Children (Voxel-S approach) Children (OLINDA with adapted organ masses) Adults (OLINDA with adapted organ masses) [20]
Kidneys 0.024 ± 0.009 (0.011–0.047) 0.026 ± 0.009 (0.009–0.046) 0.021 ± 0.007 (0.011–0.039)
Spleen 0.032 ± 0.017 (0.019–0.081) 0.038 ± 0.021 (0.017–0.092) 0.030 ± 0.012 (0.005–0.057)
Liver 0.017 ± 0.007 (0.009–0.032) 0.016 ± 0.007 (0.007–0.029) 0.012 ± 0.005 (0.005–0.028)
Tumora 0.017 ± 0.006 (0.010–0.024) 0.010 ± 0.003 (0.007–0.015) 0.024 ± 0.016 (0.003–0.047)
  1. aTumor masses are 14–546 g for children, while 8–855 g from adults