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Table 3 Values of SUVs (corrected for bw, lbm, and bsa) of normal tissue (blood pool, liver, muscle, lung) of two different reconstruction (site standard of care PSF and EARL)

From: Guidelines for quality control of PET/CT scans in a multicenter clinical study

  Body weight-corrected SUV lbm-corrected SUV bsa-corrected SUV
Normal tissue Aortic arch Aortic arch Liver Liver Muscle Muscle Rt lung Rt lung Aortic arch Aortic arch Liver Liver Muscle Muscle Rt lung Rt lung Aortic arch Aortic arch Liver Liver Muscle Muscle Rt lung Rt lung
Reconstruction EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF EARL PSF
Max (SUV) value 1.71 1.85 2.34 2.59 1.04 1.13 0.6 0.66 1.39 1.5 1.9 2.1 0.84 0.92 0.49 0.53 0.04 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02
% change 7.72 10.76 8.56 9.42 7.72 10.76 8.56 9.42 7.72 10.76 8.56 9.42
Mean (SUV) value 1.41 1.39 1.73 1.73 0.87 0.89 0.41 0.4 1.14 1.13 1.41 1.4 0.71 0.72 0.33 0.33 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01
% change −1.02 −0.34 2.22 −2.42 −1.02 −0.34 2.22 −2.42 −1.02 −0.34 2.22 −2.42
Median (SUV) value 1.38 1.34 1.73 1.71 0.87 0.89 0.4 0.39 1.12 1.09 1.4 1.39 0.71 0.72 0.33 0.32 0.04 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01
% change −2.52 −0.63 1.75 −3.23 −2.52 −0.63 1.75 −3.23 −2.52 −0.63 1.75 −3.23
Volume (ml) value 4.27 4.27 13.79 13.79 4.24 4.24 4.28 4.28 4.27 4.27 13.79 13.79 4.24 4.24 4.28 4.28 4.27 4.27 13.79 13.79 4.24 4.24 4.28 4.28