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Table 1 Abbreviations

From: Assessment of population-based input functions for Patlak imaging of whole body dynamic 18F-FDG PET

Abbreviations Terms
AIF Arterial input function
AUC Area under the curve
COV Coefficient of variation
ID Injected dose
iDV Initial distribution volume
IDIF Image-derived input function
IF Input function
PBIF Population-based input function
PBIFAUC Population-based input function created by normalizing AIFs by their AUC
PBIFiDV Population-based input function created by normalizing AIFs by the initial 18F-FDG plasma concentration
ROI Region of interest
sPBIF Scaled population-based input function
sPBIFAUC(t1–t2) Scaled population-based input function by the AUC of the IDIF in time window t1 min to t2 min
sPBIFiDV Scaled population-based input function by the initial 18F-FDG plasma concentration
sPBIFPLAS Scaled population-based input function by the average of the ratio of plasma samples to PBIF
TAC Tissue time-activity curve
WB Whole body