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Table 2 Summary of GATE simulation results for EBRT and 90Y irradiation

From: Comparison of radiobiological parameters for 90Y radionuclide therapy (RNT) and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in vitro

  EBRT 90Y
  Cytoplasm Nucleus Cell Cytoplasm Nucleus Cell
Irradiation time < 1.7 min < 1.7 min < 1.7 min 8 days 8 days 8 days
Total no. of hits 3.11 × 1010 7.38 × 109 3.85 × 1010 5.57 × 109 9.97 × 108 6.10 × 109
\(\widetilde {N}\) 1.25 × 103 295 1.540 × 103 122 21 143
Dint(Gy) 4.17 × 104 8.28 × 103 5.00 × 104 4.26 × 104 7.71 × 103 5.03 × 104
\(\widetilde {D}\) (Gy) 10.5 10.1 10.3 10.4 10.1 10.3
Total no. of ionisations 1.49 × 1010 6.49 × 109 2.14 × 1010 1.11 × 1010 2.78 × 109 1.39 × 1010
Ave no. of ionisations 2.98 × 107 1.30 × 106 3.11 × 107 2.23 × 107 5.56 × 105 2.29 × 107
  1. \(\widetilde {N}\), Dint represent the average number of hits and integral dose respectively. The statistical uncertainties are negligible