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Table 1 Clinical parameters of PET scanners

From: Multicentre analysis of PET SUV using vendor-neutral software: the Japanese Harmonization Technology (J-Hart) study

  Aquiduo
(Aquiduo)
TOSHIBA
Biograph mCT 3 ring
(Bio3R)
SIEMENS
Biograph mCT Flow 4 ring
(Bio4R)
SIEMENS
Biograph 64 True Point
(BioTP)
SIEMENS
Celesteion PCA-9000A
(Celesteion)
TOSHIBA
Discovery IQ
(DIQ)
GE
Discovery ST Elite
(DSTE)
GE
Discovery STEP
(DSTEP)
GE
Discovery 600 Motion
(D600)
GE
Discovery 690
(D690)
GE
GEMINI TF16
(GTF)
Philips
Gemini GXL
(GXL)
Philips
Cross-calibration (background SUV) 1.03 1.03 0.96 1.01 1.00 1.04 0.96 1.03 1.04 1.01 1.04 1.03
PET reconstruction
 Reconstruction FORE
OSEM
3D-OSEM
PSF
TOF
3D-OSEM
PSF
TOF
3D-OSEM
PSF
3D-OSEM 3D-OSEM
PSF
3D-OSEM 3D-OSEM 3D-OSEM 3D-OSEM
TOF
Full list mode
TOF
3D-OSEM
LOR
RAMLA
 Iterations 4 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 3 3 3 2
 Subsets 14 21 21 21 10 12 28 21 16 8 33
 Smoothing Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Gaussian Smooth/sharp; smooth A Smooth/sharp; normal
 FWHM of filter (mm) 8 6 4 4 6 5 6 5.14 4 4
  1. FORE Fourier Rebinning, OSEM ordered subset expectation maximization, PSF point spread function, TOF time of flight, LOR line of response, RAMLA row action maximum likelihood algorithm, FWHM full-width at half maximum