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Table 5 Mean (upper 95th percentile) [range] restriction durations for inpatient and outpatient 177Lu-DOTATATE administrations to limit dose for close relatives to 1 mSv per cycle and 0.3 mSv per year for members of the public

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

Restriction Inpatient therapy period (days) Outpatient therapy period (days)
Restrict day contact < 1 m and sleep apart from partner 8 (15)
[3–15]
9 (16)
[4–16]
Restrict contact < 1 m with < 2 year old child 9 (16)
[4–16]
9 (17)
[5–17]
Restrict contact < 1 m with child aged 2–5 years 5 (13)
[1–13]
6 (13)
[1–13]
Restrict contact < 1 m with child aged 5–11 years 3 (9)
[0–9]
3 (10)
[1–10]
Remain off work 1 (5)
[0–5]
1 (6)
[0–6]