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Erratum to: A method to assess image quality for Low-dose PET: analysis of SNR, CNR, bias and image noise

  • Jianhua Yan1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Josh Schaefferkoetter3, 4,
  • Maurizio Conti5 and
  • David Townsend3, 4
Cancer Imaging201616:36

Received: 13 October 2016

Accepted: 13 October 2016

Published: 19 October 2016

The original article was published in Cancer Imaging 2016 16:26


After publication of the original article [1], it was noted that one of the author’s names was presented incorrectly. The correct name of the author (Josh Schaefferkoetter) has been updated in the original article, and published in this Erratum for quick reference. We apologise for any confusion this may have caused.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Nuclear Medicine, First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China
Molecular Imaging Precision Medicine Collaborative Innovation Center, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China
A*STAR-NUS, Clinical Imaging Research Center, Center for Translational Medicine, Singapore, Singapore
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Siemens Healthcare Molecular Imaging, Knoxville, USA


  1. Yan J, Schaefferkoetter J, Conti M, Townsend D. A method to assess image quality for Low-dose PET: analysis of SNR, CNR, bias and image noise. Cancer Imaging. 2016;16(26):1–12.Google Scholar


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