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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