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Table 1 Current scanning and reconstruction protocol

From: Patient-specific optimisation of administered activity and acquisition times for 18F-FDG PET imaging

Scanner Siemens Biograph mCT with an extended axial field of view
Activity administered 3 MBq per kg of body weight up to a maximum of 370 MBq
Uptake time 60 min
Time per bed position 3 min increased to 4 min for BMI greater than 30
Bed overlap 42%
Attenuation correction CT
Reconstruction method TrueX + TOF (UltraHD-PET)
Iterations/subsets 2/21
Filter Gaussian 2 mm FWHM
Matrix 200 × 200 × 75
Voxel dimensions (mm) 4.1 × 4.1 × 3.0