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Table 1 Rough estimation of effective dose in the study and literature values for different organs

From: Whole-body x-ray dark-field radiography of a human cadaver

Organ ED (mSv) Typical ED (mSv)a ED/typical ED
Head AP 0.034 0.033 1.03
Chest PA 0.268 0.014 19.14
Abdomen AP 0.300 0.430 0.70
Pelvis AP 0.220 0.280 0.79
Femur AP 0.051 0.011 4.64
Knee AP 0.004 0.0001 40.00
Feet oblique 0.0024 0.0001 24.00
  1. AP Anteroposterior, PA Posteroanterior, ED Effective dose
  2. aWall et al. [53]