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Table 1 Acquisition conditions used with the four imaging modalities to measure LVEF in the heart-phantom pair

From: Innovative procedure for measuring left ventricular ejection fraction from 18F-FDG first-pass ultra-sensitive digital PET/CT images: evaluation with an anthropomorphic heart phantom

Imaging modality Device Radionuclide Blood activity concentration Acquisition time per phase Automated clinical segmentation tool
MRI Philips Ingenia 1.5T ≈ 10 min Circle cvi42
Planar ERNA Siemens Intevo Bold + LEHR collimator 99mTc 110 kBq/mL 38 s Siemens Gated Blood Pool tool
SPECT ERNA 5 s/projection
30 projections (every 3° angle)
Cedars Sinai Quantitative Blood Pool SPECT (QBS)
PET/CT Siemens Biograph Vision 600 18F 210 kBq/mL 3 s Cedars Sinai Quantitative Blood Pool (QBS) SPECT adapted to PET images
  1. ERNA equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, PET/CT positron emission tomography/computed tomography, SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography