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Table 1 Imaging protocols used at the different sites

From: When is reacquisition necessary due to high extra-cardiac uptake in myocardial perfusion scintigraphy?

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Radiopharmaceutical Sestamibi Tetrofosmin Sestamibi/tetrofosmin
Administered activity (MBq) 600 600 800 to 1,000
Method of stress Adenosine or maximal exercise Adenosine or maximal exercise Adenosine with light exercise
Time elapsed between tracer injection and measurement (min) 60 60 60
Camera system(s) GE Infinia/Millenium Siemens E.Cam GE Ventri
Collimator LEHR LEHR LEHR
N of measured projections 60 over 180° starting at 45° right anterior oblique 64 over 180° starting at 45° right anterior oblique 64 over 180° starting at 45° right anterior oblique
Acquisition time (second per projection) 40 20 20
Patient position Supine Supine Supine
Pixel size after reconstruction (mm) 6.9 6.6 6.4
Reconstruction method FBP FBP OSEM
  1. LEHR, low energy high resolution; FBP, filtered back-projection; OSEM, ordered subset expectation maximization.