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Table 6 Results of CT protocol intent distributions in PET/CT

From: CT protocol optimisation in PET/CT: a systematic review

Protocol intentScan districtNo.X-ray contrast use
AWB220
BWB12 
WB + pelvis11
WB + liver1 
WB + H&N1 
Heart32
Chest1 
N.A.7 
CWB235
Head and neck11
DWB + Abdomen21
N.A.WB131
Total 8711
  1. A CT acquisition for anatomic localization and attenuation correction, B CT acquisition for attenuation correction only (ultra-low dose), C CT acquisition for diagnostic purposes and attenuation correction, D WB CT acquisition for anatomic localization and attenuation correction + CT segmentary acquisition for diagnostic purposes, N.A. data not available