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Table 3 Results from phantom imaging studies. The values reflect the FBP reconstruction for the NEMA Image quality phantom and Derenzo phantom studies

From: Comparison of scandium-44 g with other PET radionuclides in pre-clinical PET phantom imaging

Nuclide Half-life Mean (max) positron emission energy (keV) RC (5 mm) %SD SOR air SOR water Contrast NECR at 10 MBq (kcps)
18F 109.8 m 249.8 (633.5) 0.849 5.65 0.0473 0.0589 0.674 132
64Cu 12.7 h 278.2 (654.0) 1.01 5.88 0.0595 0.0484 0.637 -
44gSc 3.97 h 632.0 (1474) 0.825 7.70 0.0923 0.0509 0.347 127
68Ga 67.7 m 836.0 (1890) 0.615 7.28 0.141 0.0525 0.196 131