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Research Article

Invalidity of SUV Measurements of Lesions in Close Proximity to Hot Sources due to “Shine-Through” Effect on FDG PET-CT Interpretation

Figure 1

Transaxial FDG PET-CT images of the chest show physiologic myocardial uptake with 7.0 (arrow A) and no visible uptake in a 2.0 cm lingular nodule of the left lung (arrow B). However, measured of the nodule is 5.6.

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