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Table 2 Maximum standardized uptake values (SUVmax) of 68Ga-NOTA-TATE and 68Ga-DOTA-TATEPET/CT imaging in various organs of healthy volunteers

From: Comparative evaluation of 68Ga-labelled TATEs: the impact of chelators on imaging

Organ68Ga-NOTA-TATE (n = 12)68Ga-DOTA-TATE (n = 10)
AverageRangeAverageRange
Pituitary gland1.50.7~2.34.92.4~7.9
Parotid gland0.90.7~1.32.71.9~5.4
Submandibular1.20.7~1.43.41.7~5.7
Palatine tonsil1.30.6~1.82.61.2~4.1
Thyroid1.71.2~2.53.81.5~5.9
Lymph nodes1.20.8~1.41.10.5~2.0
Breast0.70.5~1.10.60.4~0.9
Thymus1.10.6~1.41.20.7~1.5
Lungs0.60.3~0.90.80.5~1.3
Blood pool1.40.9~1.60.90.6~1.4
Bone marrow0.90.7~1.10.80.5~1.3
Liver4.21.3~6.310.17.8~12.0
Spleen14.610.7~17.126.920.1~33.5
Pancreas3.72.0~5.56.23.9~8.1
Stomach2.41.6~4.96.13.1~8.3
Small bowel1.81.4~2.53.42.2~4.9
Large bowel1.51.0~2.42.21.6~3.7
Adrenals10.75.7~15.615.210.8~17.7
Kidneys14.16.2~20.314.511.2~17.8