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Table. 3.

Tissue weighting factors (WT) for calculation of effective dose ICRP 2007 draft recommendations

Tissue/organ WT ΣWT
Bone marrow, breast, colon, lung, stomach, Remainder tissuesa 0.12 0.12×6=0.72
Gonads 0.08 0.08×1=0.08
Bladder, esophagus, liver, thyroid 0.04 0.04×4=0.16
Bone surface, brain, salivary glands, skin 0.01 0.01×4=0.04
Sum 1.00

ICRP, International Commission on Radiological Protection.

aAdrenals, extrathoracic region, gall bladder, heart, kidneys, lymphatic nodes, muscle, oral mucosa, pancreas, prostate, small intestine, spleen, thymus, and uterus/cervix.

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