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Table 1 Used PET systems and image reconstruction details

From: Monitoring scanner calibration using the image-derived arterial blood SUV in whole-body FDG-PET

  Site 1 Site 2 Site 3
Scanner type Biograph 16 PET/CT, Siemens Medical Solutions, Knoxville, TN, USA Ingenuity-TF PET/MR, Philips Healthcare, Best, The Netherlands Biograph mCT 64 PET/CT, Siemens Medical Solutions, Knoxville, TN, USA
PET calibration procedure Vendor specific Vendor specific EARL certified
Residual error < 3% < 4% < 5%
Scan duration per bed position [min] 3 2 3
Reconstruction method OSEM BLOB-OS TF PSF+TOF
Iterations/subsets 4i/8s 3i/32s 2i/21s
PET    
Matrix size 168×168 144×144 200×200
Voxel size 4.1×4.1×5.0 mm3 4.0×4.0×4.0 mm3 4.1×4.1×3.0 mm3
Filter (FWHM) Gaussian (5 mm) n/a Gaussian (5 mm)
Attenuation correction CTAC MRAC (non-TC) CTAC
CT / MR CT MR CT
Matrix size 512×512 320×320 512×512
Voxel size 1.4×1.4×5.0 mm3 1.9×1.9×6.0 mm3 1.5×1.5×3.0 mm3