Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, ISSN 1918-3003 print, 1918-3011 online, Open Access
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Original Article

Volume 6, Number 6, December 2014, pages 435-442

Factors Affecting Uptake of NaF-18 by the Normal Skeleton


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Scatter plots correlating SUVmax of T5 with height (cm), weight (kg), creatinine, and age (years).


Table 1. Patient Characteristics
PatientAgeReason for NaF-18 PET/CT bone scan
154Abnormal right femur, to rule out metastasis
250Assess right seventh rib incidental finding
366Evaluate for lytic lesions found on CT
462Presumed metastasis to bones
589Sclerotic lesion on X-ray
642To rule out skeletal coccidioidomycosis
763Status post left total hip arthroplasty with bone pain
865Knee joint replacement
962Arthropathy of left ankle
1083Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
1177Elevated PSA