TABLE 2

13N-Ammonia PET Findings in Healthy Volunteers and Patients with Hypopituitarism

Subject no.Age (y)SexDimensions (cm)RSUVP/T
Volunteer
    120F1.13 × 1.14 × 1.140.814.251.23
    225F0.93 × 1.03 × 1.030.703.671.07
    346F1.03 × 1.02 × 1.130.761.730.96
    438F0.91 × 0.93 × 1.010.675.681.91
    542F1.34 × 1.33 × 1.240.722.481.18
    635F1.24 × 1.03 × 1.150.854.621.11
    Mean1.09 × 1.08 × 1.120.753.741.24
    SD0.17 × 0.14 × 0.090.071.440.34
Patient
    123F0.82 × 0.83 × 0.820.351.530.79
    233F(No uptake)0.270.830.43
    335F(No uptake)0.210.670.30
    442F0.72 × 0.85 × 0.790.381.120.69
    528F0.91 × 1.18 × 1.250.451.290.82
    639F0.85 × 0.88 × 0.910.471.430.88
    Mean0.351.150.65
    SD0.100.340.23
P0.00010.0020.006
  • SUV = standardized uptake value.