Small-voxel reconstructions significantly influence SUVs in PET imaging

  • Daniëlle KoopmanEmail author
  • Pieter L. Jager
  • Jorn A. van Dalen
Letter to the Editor


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D.K., P.L.J. and J.v.D. wrote the letter together. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineIsalaZwolleThe Netherlands
  2. 2.MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical MedicineUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Medical PhysicsIsalaZwolleThe Netherlands

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