Kumar Rajamani1, Dattesh Shanbhag1, Rakesh Mullick1, Sandeep N. Gupta2
1Medical Image Analysis, GE Global Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India; 2Biomedical Image Processing Laboratory, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY, United States
We have demonstrated the precision of pharmacokinetic parameters and its effect due to duration of the time-intensity signal. Our results demonstrate that for the prostate case it is preferable to have scan duration of 5 minutes. Scan durations of more than 6 minutes do not generally contribute to any further improvement in the parameters.