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Table 6 SUVmax and SUVmean values of reference regions in the patient scans

From: Initial evaluation of the Celesteion large-bore PET/CT scanner in accordance with the NEMA NU2-2012 standard and the Japanese guideline for oncology FDG PET/CT data acquisition protocol version 2.0

  SUVmax [relative (%) compared to 180 s] SUVmean (SDa) [relative (%) to 180 s]
Organ 90 s 120 s 180 s 90 s 120 s 180 s
Liver 2.78
[100.0]
2.90
[104.3]
2.78 1.97 (0.22)
[90.8]
2.09 (0.22)
[96.3]
2.17 (0.25)
Mediastinum 1.74
[100.0]
1.78
[102.3]
1.74 1.28 (0.19)
[100.0]
1.33 (0.18)
[103.9]
1.28 (0.13)
Brain 9.00
[95.4]
9.41
[99.8]
9.43 7.34 (1.33)
[87.3]
7.97 (1.20)
[94.8]
8.41 (0.98)
  1. aSD of pixel values within the ROI