The measurements in 10 melanoma patients were performed according to the same protocol as in the breast cancer patients. Because the tracer was injected intracutaneously, dose rates at short distances of 10 and 15 cm could be obtained in these patients. The injected dose in the melanoma patients amounted to 19± 6 MBq 99mTc nanocolloid in a total volume of 0.4 mL saline. Due to more rapid transportation of the tracer, measurements were obtained within 30 min after injection. Results are displayed in Table 2.
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