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Annals of Nuclear Medicine

, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp 693–705

First Online: 24 May 2014Received: 01 April 2014Accepted: 01 April 2014


This synopsis outlines the Japanese guideline Version 2.0 for the data acquisition protocol of oncology FDG-PET-CT scans that was created by a joint task force of the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine Technology, the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine and the Japanese Council of PET Imaging, and was published in Kakuigaku-Gijutsu 2013; 33:377–420 in Japanese. The guideline aims at standardizing the PET image quality among PET centers and different PET camera models by providing criteria for the IEC body phantom image quality as well as for the patient PET image quality based on the noise equivalent count NEC, NEC density and liver signal-to-noise ratio, so that the appropriate scanning parameters can be determined for each PET camera. This Version 2.0 covers issues that were not focused on in Version 1.0, including the accuracy of the standardized uptake value SUV, effect of body size together with adjustment of scanning duration, and time-of-flight TOF reconstruction technique. Version 2.0 also presents data acquired with new PET camera models that were not tested in Version 1.0. Reference values for physical indicators of phantom image quality have been updated as well.

KeywordsGuideline FDG-PET Oncology Noise equivalent count Phantom  Download fulltext PDF

Autor: Hiroyoshi Fukukita - Kazufumi Suzuki - Keiichi Matsumoto - Takashi Terauchi - Hiromitsu Daisaki - Yasuhiko Ikari - Naoki Sh

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