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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of the average SUVs for adenoma and thyroid for the different scan durations in n = 8 patients

From: Optimization of parathyroid 11C-choline PET protocol for localization of parathyroid adenomas in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

SUVpeak for adenoma SUVmean for thyroid
Scan duration (min) Scan duration (min)
  1 2.5 5 10   1 2.5 5 10
Median 3.88 3.81 3.80 3.71 Median 2.10 2.11 2.11 2.15
SD 2.70 2.69 2.67 2.61 SD 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.68
IQ 3.41 3.43 3.44 3.34 IQ 0.96 0.97 0.96 0.99
SUVmax for adenoma SUVmax for thyroid
Scan duration (min) Scan duration (min)
  1 2.5 5 10   1 2.5 5 10
Median 6.74 6.47 6.41 6.24 Median 3.11 2.93 2.87 2.84
SD 4.06 3.98 3.89 3.71 SD 0.94 0.97 0.98 0.96
IQ 6.54 6.54 6.58 5.85 IQ 1.62 1.59 1.56 1.54
  1. SD standard deviation, IQ interquartile range, SUV standardized uptake value