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Table 3 Mean (SD) [range] measured and estimated dose rates and dose rate per MBq administered activity at 0.1 and 1 m from the mid-abdomen

From: Radiation precautions for inpatient and outpatient 177Lu-DOTATATE peptide receptor radionuclide therapy of neuroendocrine tumours

  Time (hours) Dose rate (μSv/h) Dose rate per MBq (nSv/h/MBq)
0.1 m 1 m 0.1 m 1 m
177Lu-DOTATATE Mallinckrodt Inpatient measured 0 407 (83) [250–750] 20 (2) [15–25] 58 (12) [35–99] 3 (0.3) [2.1–3.6]
177Lu-DOTATATE Mallinckrodt Inpatient estimated 18.1 148 (77) [49–334] 7 (3) [4–15] 21 (11) [5–46] 1 (0.5) [0.4–2]
177Lu-DOTATATE Mallinckrodt Outpatient estimated 5.2 258 (75) [100–435] 13 (3) [6–20] 37 (10) [14–60] 2 (0.4) [0.8–3]
Lutathera® AAA Outpatient measured 5.7 15 (5) [5–25] 2 (0.6) [0.6–3]