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Table 3 Mean SUV indexes variation in comparison to PET100, considering the visible spheres pooled from the 3 experiments

From: Clinical and phantom validation of a deep learning based denoising algorithm for F-18-FDG PET images from lower detection counting in comparison with the standard acquisition

  PET50 PET50 + SP PET33 PET33 + SP
ΔSUVmax     
Mean value 9.1% − 4.6% 14.6% − 1.4%
Standard deviation 17.9% 14.2% 16.5% 13.6%
p value 4E−04 0.061 < 1.E4 0.94
ΔSUVpeak     
Mean value 1.5% − 5.0% 2.5% − 4.7%
Standard deviation 7.8% 7.2% 11.2% 10.2%
p value 0.16 5E−04 0.14 0.025
ΔSUVmean     
Mean value − 0.2% − 5.7% 0.0% − 5.5%
Standard deviation 0.3% 8.6% 2.4% 10.7%
p value 0.71 < 1.E4 0.96 < 1.E4
  1. p values of the paired t test between the SUV values for PET100 and the corresponding SUV for the 4 acquisitions/reconstructions are given