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Table 2 Studies reporting fetal doses for perfusion scintigraphy in suspected PE (nfs not further specified)

From: Imaging for suspected pulmonary embolism in pregnancy—what about the fetal dose? A comprehensive review of the literature

Author Fetal dose (mGy)
1st trimester 2nd trimester 3rd trimester 99mTc-MAA
Nijkeuter 2004 [24] 0.11–0.2 40 MBq
Cook 2005 [28] 0.12 trimester nfs 50 MBq
Hurwitz 2006 [21] 0.21–0.3 74 MBq
ICRP 2000 [29] 0.4–0.6 0.8 200 MBq
Russel 1997 [38] 0.6 0.75 0.6 200 MBq