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Table 4 Correlation between relative SUVmax differences and the TBR

From: The association of tumor-to-background ratios and SUVmax deviations related to point spread function and time-of-flight F18-FDG-PET/CT reconstruction in colorectal liver metastases

vs. PSF 3D-OSEM + TOF 3D-OSEM
PSF + TOF ρ = −0.58 ρ = 0.6 ρ = −0.23
P = 0.002 P = 0.001 P = 0.269
PSF ρ = 0.68 ρ = 0.52
P < 0.001 P = 0.006
3D-OSEM + TOF ρ = −0.61
P = 0.001
  1. Spearman’s rho (ρ) and degree of significance for the correlation of relative SUVmax differences related to PSF or TOF with the lesions’ TBR. Significant results are printed in italics.