Can body volume be determined by PET?
Hentschel M1, Paul D, Korsten-Reck U, Mix M, Müller F, Merk S, Moser E, Brink I.
PET can be used as a supplementary method for experimental determination of whole-body volume and total body fat in tumour patients. The fat content can be used to calculate the LBM and to determine body weight-independent SUVs (SUV(LBM)).
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