Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

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Standardized uptake values in FDG PET/CT for prosthetic heart valve endocarditis: a call for standardization

Background The significance of and threshold values for the standardized uptake value (SUV) in FDG PET/CT to diagnose prosthetic heart valve (PHV) endocarditis (PVE) are unclear at present. Methods A literature search was performed in the PubMed and EMBASE medical databases, comprising the following terms: (FDG OR *fluorode* OR *fluoro-de*) AND (endocarditis OR prosthetic heart ...