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Table 2 Overall PET and patient parameters and per BMI group (group I < 20, group II = 20.1 to 25, group III = 25.1 to 30 and group IV > 3)

From: Clinical image quality perception and its relation to NECR measurements in PET

Parameter Overall Group I Group II Group III Group IV
Mean Min Max Mean Min Max Mean Min Max Mean Min Max Mean Min Max
IQL 2.1 1.44 2.88 2.47 2.13 2.88 2.23 1.89 2.78 1.99 1.6 2.44 1.82 1.44 2.44
IQG 7.3 5 9.5 8.38 7.5 9.5 7.72 7 9 7 6 8 6.38 5 8
NECR (kcps) 106.4 42.2 323.5 133.04 116.5 150.7 112.49 85 140.7 102.34 63.6 129.7 86.79 67.4 11.7
Weight (kg) 75.3 45 126 52 45 57 67.91 50 87 80.52 69 100 95.62 72 126
BMI (kg/m2) 25.9 16.1 43.6 18.6 16.14 19.96 22.87 20.2 24.77 27.28 25.16 29.73 34.08 30.47 43.6
Injected dose (MBq) 311.7 231.1 373.4 307.13 231.07 322.6 316.09 237.9 368.8 310.6 275.01 373.45 315.82 296.8 343.7
Injected dose/body weight (MBq/kg) 4.3 2.6 6.6 5.94 5.13 6.61 4.73 3.55 6.25 3.9 3.1 4.76 3.37 2.58 4.14
Uptake time (min) 95.7 69.9 128.3 94.88 74.53 116.78 93.91 74.43 117.1 95.57 69.9 128.33 100.08 82.22 117.77