TABLE 3

Residence Time (Hours): Comparison Between Withdrawal Patients, rhTSH Patients, and ICRP 53 Reference

Residence time (h), mean ± SD
OrganResidence time (h), ICRP 53rhTSH patients (n = 11)Withdrawal patients (n = 19)P (Kruskal–Wallis test)
Total body11.115.2 ± 3.123.0 ± 7.70.0006
Bladder1.761.3 ± 0.21.4 ± 0.70.96
Kidneys0.13
Rest of body12.8 ± 3.120.3 ± 13.70.04
Stomach1.5 ± 0.82.9 ± 1.90.01
Colon4.0 ± 1.05.3 ± 1.80.07
Effective half-life10.6 ± 2.216.0 ± 5.40.0006