- 日本放射線技術學會雜誌 (ISSN:03694305)
- vol.36, no.2, pp.209-225, 1980-03-01
Explanations were given as to the characteristic of the MIRD Committtee method for estimating the internal radiation doses due to the radioisotope administration, with special emphasis on the comparison with the method described in the ICRP Publication 2. The method evolved in the MIRD pamphlets have actually developed the accuracy of the calculation of the absorbed energy per disintegration of the radionuclide deposited in various organs, and it became more important to evaluate exactly the cumulated activity A^^〜 in the internal organs concerned. Some examples were selected for explaining how the MIRD pamphlets could practically be used, in which the author emphasized that the precise evaluation of the retention function, especially of its long-term components, was quite important for improving the accuracy of the dose assessment. The method for obtaining the "S" value for the organ mass that is different from that of the MIRD phantom was described. The author finally discussed the problem of estimating the mass of each internal organ out of the anthropometrical parameters such as body height and body weight.