TABLE 2

Radiation Dose Estimates for 11C-Nicotine

Dose
OrganμSv/MBqmrem/mCi
Adrenals2.93 ± 0.2010.85 ± 0.72
Brain5.33 ± 0.9819.74 ± 3.80
Breasts1.75 ± 0.196.49 ± 0.70
Gallbladder wall3.21 ± 0.2611.86 ± 0.96
Lower large intestine wall6.96 ± 1.7525.75 ± 6.47
Small intestine3.69 ± 0.5413.65 ± 2.01
Stomach wall6.00 ± 1.9722.22 ± 7.28
Upper large intestine wall2.63 ± 0.169.72 ± 0.59
Heart wall3.65 ± 0.4613.51 ± 1.70
Kidneys9.56 ± 2.4635.35 ± 9.08
Liver8.94 ± 1.6733.03 ± 6.14
Lungs6.22 ± 1.2423.03 ± 4.60
Muscle2.01 ± 0.347.45 ± 1.24
Ovaries2.72 ± 0.1210.07 ± 0.45
Pancreas4.29 ± 0.5715.89 ± 2.13
Red marrow5.15 ± 0.5019.09 ± 1.83
Osteogenic cells4.63 ± 0.3317.15 ± 1.21
Skin1.53 ± 0.125.65 ± 0.46
Spleen9.49 ± 3.8935.09 ± 14.36
Testes1.91 ± 0.117.06 ± 0.42
Thymus2.07 ± 0.167.67 ± 0.60
Thyroid7.14 ± 1.0026.41 ± 3.70
Urinary bladder wall14.68 ± 8.7054.35 ± 32.28
Uterus2.92 ± 0.3010.78 ± 1.11
Total body2.81 ± 0.0410.40 ± 0.15
Effective dose equivalent5.71 ± 0.7321.13 ± 2.70
Effective dose5.44 ± 0.6720.11 ± 2.47
  • Data are mean ± SD.