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Table 6 Comparison of studies focusing on PET acquisition time

From: Feasibility of equivalent performance of 3D TOF [18F]-FDG PET/CT with reduced acquisition time using clinical and semiquantitative parameters

Author Study type [18F]-FDG activity PET/CT scanner & reconstruction PET acquisition time Findings
Halpern et al. [25] patient (n = 57) 7.77 MBq/kg/bw Reveal RT PET/CT + 3D OSEM 120s, 60s 60s/BP only for patients < 59 kg
Murray et al. [23] phantom + patient (n = 20) 350 ± 40 MBq Gemini TF PET/CT + 3D-RAMLA & OSEM TOF 60s, 30s, 15s, 10s 15s/BP: approved lesion detectability
Sonni et al. [15] patient (n = 58) 356 ± 37 MBq Discovery MI PET/CT + 3D PSF TOF 120s, 90s, 60s, 30s 90s/BP with good image quality
Pilz et al. patient (n = 96) 4 MBq/kg/bw Ingenuity TF PET/CT + 3D OSEM TOF 75s, 57s 57 s/BP = Approved acquisition time