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Table 3 SUV parameters in lymph nodes < 10 mm

From: Comparison between silicon photomultiplier-based and conventional PET/CT in patients with suspected lung cancer—a pilot study

SUV parameters (mean ± SD) Discovery 690 Discovery MI P value Change (%)
Lymph node lesion SUVmax 5.8 ± 5.5 6.3 ± 4.9 0.026* 9
Lymph node lesion to blood pool SUVratio 3.4 ± 3.5 3.8 ± 2.9 0.17 11
Lymph node lesion to liver SUVratio 2.5 ± 2.7 2.9 ± 2.2 0.054 14
  1. *Indicating a statistically significant difference