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Table 1 Visualization of joints on three image sets: using the routine NaI(Tl) camera, using full-dose full-time acquisition with CZT detectors (FD CZT), and using reduced-dose reduced-time acquisition with CZT detectors (RD CZT)

From: 99mTc-MDP bone scintigraphy of the hand: comparing the use of novel cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) and routine NaI(Tl) detectors

Image set Total number of lesions MCP PIP DIP
Standard camera 168 116 47 5
FD CZT 385 219 137 29
RD CZT 383 219 137 27
  1. MCP metacarpophalangeal joint, PIP proximal interphalangeal joint, DIP distal interphalangeal joint