Table 2. Anatomical distribution patterns of a8F‐FDG BAT uptake across four anatomical compartments on serial PET/CT scans (adapted with permission of OmniScriptum GmbH (Jones 2016))
PatientScan dateSUVmax18F‐FDG BAT volume (mL)Anatomical compartmentb
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AJanuary 20096.231.8a+c++
November 20118.230.8+++
BMarch 20098.270.7+++
September 200911.194.3a+++
November 200912.772.9+++
January 20106.324.0++
December 20104.018.6+++
CNovember 20093.92.0++
December 20097.449.4a++
DNovember 201016.1217.4+++
March 201110.3324.8a+++
ESeptember 20105.947.9a++
March 20114.69.1++
FJanuary 201113.484.0a+++
June 201112.533.9+++
September 201110.244.3+++
February 20124.432.7+++
GApril 20124.720.11++
October 20123.32.5++
HApril 20088.143.6a+++
May 20115.043.5++++
IFebruary 20118.135.8+++
August 201122.2258.9a++++
March 20125.129.5+++
JFebruary 201114.8409.7a++++
April 20114.625.8+++
July 20116.253.8+++
KNovember 20118.473.3a+++
February 20124.710.9++
LFebruary 200810.4111.11++++
February 20124.520.0++
MMarch 20096.38.0+
June 201010.537.0a+
February 20094.51.7+
NMarch 20094.623.2++++
August 20095.861.7a++++
OSeptember 20112.90.9++
May 20095.918.9a+++
  • a Index scan.

  • b 1, cervical/supraclavicular; 2, paravertebral, 3, mediastinal; 4, peri‐renal compartments.

  • c ‘+’denotes presence of 18F‐FDG BAT in that compartment, and ‘−’ denotes absence of 18F‐FDG BAT.