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Table 2 Scanning parameters of 18 F-FDG PET-CT and 4-phase liver CT

From: Colorectal liver metastatic disease: efficacy of irreversible electroporation—a single-arm phase II clinical trial (COLDFIRE-2 trial)

  Delay (sec) Contrast Matrix Pixel size (mm2) Slice thickness (mm) Current (mAs/slice) Energy (keV)
Whole body PET   18F FDG (ref) 144 × 144 4 × 4 5   
Low-dose CT   - 512 × 512 1.17 × 1.17 5 30–50 100
4-phase liver CT   100 ml 512 × 512 0.68 × 0.68 4–5   
 - Precontrast   Xeneti × 300     220 AEC 120
 - Arterial 12      450 AEC 80
 - Venous 50      220 AEC 120
 - Hepatic 220      175 AEC 120
  1. AEC; Automated exposure control