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Table 2 Change of SUVmean induced by MAR in regions around the prosthesis

From: Quantitative Effect of Metal Artefact Reduction on CT-based attenuation correction in FDG PET/CT in patients with hip prosthesis

Region Decrease No change Increase
Acetabulum 4 14 31
Lat_neck 4 2 43
Med_neck 1 0 48
Shaft 20 22 7
Lat_diaphysis 5 8 36
Med_diaphysis 0 10 39
  1. The numbers correspond to the numbers of patients in whom a given change occurs in a given region
  2. lat_neck lateral neck region; med_neck medial neck region; lat_diaphysis lateral diaphysis region; med_diaphysis medial diaphysis region