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Table 1 Patient characteristics and acquisition parameters

From: Optimized dose regimen for whole-body FDG-PET imaging

  Part of study
First part First part Second part
Camera Biograph TruePoint Biograph mCT Biograph TruePoint
Number of patients 40 62 42
Body mass (kg)    
  Mean ± SD 80.9 ± 21.1 82.6 ± 18.0 80.3 ± 23.7
  Range 50 to 130 46 to 125 45 to 125
Length (m)    
  Mean ± SD 1.72 ± 0.10 1.76 ± 0.11 1.73 ± 0.10
  Range 1.52 to 1.95 1.53 to 1.99 1.45 to 1.99
Time between administration and scan (min), (range) 60 (53 to 65) 60 (55 to 65) 63 (54 to 98)
PET acquisition mode 3D 3D 3D
Prescribed FDG dose (MBq)    
  Body mass < 90 kg 2.13·m m 0.023·(m2.047)
  Body mass > 90 kg 191.7 + 5·(m − 90) m 0.023·(m2.047)
Acquisition time per bed position (min)    
  Body mass < 60 kg 4 1 4
  Body mass = 60 to 90 kg 4 2 4
  Body mass > 90 kg 4 3 4