Updating PET/CT performance standards and PET/CT interpretation criteria should go hand in hand

Ronald Boellaard, Terez Sera, Andres Kaalep, Otto S. Hoekstra, Sally F. Barrington, Josée M. Zijlstra

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

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This letter aims at explaining that adjusting the performance of PET/CT systems to a new standard also requires updating of interpretation criteria. Simply changing one aspect of the imaging procedure, i.e., PET/CT performance and image quality, and not adapting interpretation criteria will result in an increase of false positive (or negative) reads.
Original languageEnglish
Article number95
JournalEJNMMI Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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