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Table 6 Descending thoracic aorta FDG dual point quantitative parameters in the 50 patients of study population

From: The role of 18FDG PET/CT imaging of aortic atherosclerosis: prospective study and technique optimization

Descending thoracic FDG activity
 RangeMeanSDP value
Early SUVmax1.2 to 2.51.7820.3770.255
Delayed SUVmax1.1 to 3.72.1130.5950.035
Retention index percentage− 3 to 65%18%220.001
Grading of delayed FDG activityRanging between grade 1 and 2