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can someone tell me what does SUV value = 4 means ..??. My father has got a PET
test done . taht has findings of SUV = 4
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replied March 22nd, 2011
The "Standard Uptake Values" (SUV) determine whether or not a particular area of the body that is seen on a PET scan is likely to represent cancer. An SUV of 4 would be considered, by most Nuclear Medicine doctors, to be a positive PET scan.


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