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Table 1 SUV measurements (mean and standard deviation) by location and software together with differences (mean and standard deviation)

From: Response to letter re: Carotid atherosclerotic plaques standardized uptake values: methodological issues on reproducibility and accuracy

Common carotid (CC) and internal carotid (IC) arteries TeraRecon values (mean ± SD) Osirix values (mean ± SD) Difference in values (mean ± SD)
SUV mean bifurcation left 1.5 ± 0.36 1.58 ± 0.43 0.08 ± 0.003
SUV mean bifurcation right 1.56 ± 0.38 1.67 ± 0.46 0.11 ± 0.006
SUV mean CC left 1.08 ± 0.59 1.17 ± 0.6 0.09 ± 0.004
SUV mean CC right 1.11 ± 0.61 1.23 ± 0.64 0.12 ± 0.007
SUV mean IC left 1.56 ± 0.45 1.71 ± 0.57 0.15 ± 0.01
SUV mean IC right 1.66 ± 0.38 1.72 ± 0.44 0.06 ± 0.002
SUV max bifurcation left 2.54 ± 0.65 2.5 ± 0.7 0.04 ± 0.008
SUV max bifurcation right 2.6 ± 0.69 2.62 ± 0.73 0.02 ± 0.002
SUV max CC left 2.09 ± 0.91 2.06 ± 0.88 0.03 ± 0.001
SUV max CC right 2.14 ± 0.97 2.16 ± 0.99 0.02 ± 0.001
SUV max IC left 2.52 ± 0.67 2.57 ± 0.84 0.05 ± 0.001
SUV max IC right 2.6 ± 0.69 2.58 ± 0.74 0.02 ± 0.001
SUV min bifurcation left 0.71 ± 0.3 0.87 ± 0.36 0.16 ± 0.012
SUV min bifurcation right 0.76 ± 0.3 0.94 ± 0.38 0.18 ± 0.016
SUV min CC left 0.45 ± 0.36 0.56 ± 0.46 0.11 ± 0.006
SUV min CC right 0.48 ± 0.39 0.62 ± 0.48 0.14 ± 0.01
SUV min IC left 0.86 ± 0.34 1 ± 0.43 0.14 ± 0.01
SUV min IC right 0.84 ± 0.29 1 ± 0.34 0.16 ± 0.012