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Dosimetry Calculations of Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Medicine

by Kelbe Jahnke


Submitted : Fall 2010

The project was to calculate the absorbed dose of radiation and the initial dose rate of a patient undergoing a lung scan using 99mTc-MAA as a tracer.  The dose was calculated to be 269.44mrads and the initial rate was calculated to be 156mrads/hr.



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Advisors :
Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics
Myriam Chaves, C. Gordon Griffith Comprehensive Cancer Center
Suggested By :
Myriam Chaves