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Table 5 Excluding outliers, average LV volumes and LVEF calculated from PET using surface- (s), count- (c) and volume-based (v) methods compared with average values from MRI

From: Calculation of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction from dynamic cardiac-gated 15O-water PET/CT: 5D-PET

  PET, V B MRI Relative difference (%), V B p, V B
ESVs, mL 103 ± 34 86 ± 28 21.3 ± 20.6 0.004
EDVs, mL 219 ± 53 232 ± 47 − 5.8 ± 11.3 0.137
SVs, mL 116 ± 24 146 ± 26 − 20.5 ± 11.6 < 0.001
LVEFs, % 54 ± 7 64 ± 2 − 15.5 ± 7.6 < 0.001
ESVv, mL 92 ± 36 86 ± 28 7.6 ± 20.6 0.221
EDVv, mL 264 ± 61 232 ± 47 14.1 ± 13.6 0.005
SVv, mL 172 ± 37 146 ± 26 17.9 ± 17.6 0.004
LVEFv, % 66 ± 8 64 ± 2 3.3 ± 9.0 0.203
LVEFc, % 74 ± 8 64 ± 2 15.8 ± 9.1 < 0.001
  PET, FP MRI Relative difference (%), FP p, FP
ESVs, mL 100 ± 36 86 ± 28 16.9 ± 13.8 0.003
EDVs, mL 193 ± 49 232 ± 47 − 16.9 ± 10.4 < 0.001
SVs, mL 94 ± 23 146 ± 26 − 35.7 ± 13.8 < 0.001
LVEFs, % 49 ± 8 64 ± 2 − 23.0 ± 9.0 < 0.001
ESVv, mL 98 ± 43 86 ± 28 13.6 ± 21.2 0.076
EDVv, mL 236 ± 56 232 ± 47 1.5 ± 12.1 0.652
SVv, mL 137 ± 34 146 ± 26 − 5.5 ± 19.9 0.307
LVEFv, % 59 ± 10 64 ± 2 − 7.2 ± 12.5 0.074
LVEFc, % 70 ± 9 64 ± 2 9.8 ± 11.9 0.015