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Table 1 Reconstruction and acquisition parameters for all NEMA IQ scans using Fluorine-18 and Gallium-68

From: Standardisation of conventional and advanced iterative reconstruction methods for Gallium-68 multi-centre PET-CT trials

No of scanners Scanner Iterations and subsets Gaussian Filtering (mm) Voxel dimensions (mm3) Time/bed position or scan speed
Fluorine-18 scans
 1 Siemens mCT Flow 2i21s 5 4.1x4.1x3.0 0.8 mm/sa
 2 Siemens mCT Flow 2i21s 5 4.1x4.1x3.0 1.1 mm/sb
 3 Siemens mCT Flow 2i21s 5 4.1x4.1x2.0 3 min/bed position
 1 Siemens mCT Edge 2i21s 6 4.1x4.1x3.0 3 min/bed position
 1 GE Discovery MI 3i17s 5 2.7x2.7x2.8 3 min/bed position
 2 GE Discovery 690 2i24s 6.4 2.7x2.7x3.3 3 min/bed position
 2 GE Discovery 710 2i24s 6.4 2.7x2.7x3.3 3 min/bed position
Gallium-68 scans
 1 GE Discovery MIDR 3i16s 6.4 2.7x2.7x3.3 5min/bed position
 1 GE Discovery 690 2i24s 6.4 5.5x5.5x3.3 4 min/bed position
 1 Siemens mCT Flow 2i21s 5 4.1x4.1x2.0 4 min/bed position
 1 Siemens TrueV 2i21s 5 4.1x4.1x5.0 3 min/bed position
 1 GE Discovery 710 2i24s 6.4 2.7x2.7x3.3 4 min/bed position
 1 GE Discovery 710 2i24s 6.4 2.7x2.7x3.3 3 min/bed position
  1. aCorresponds to 2.5 mm/bed position according to Siemens instructions for protocol definition
  2. bCorresponds to 2 mm/bed position according to Siemens instructions for protocol definition