Table 2

K1 values (in mL ccm−1 min−1) derived from 68Ga-DOTA uptake after adjustment of the distribution to a 1-tissue compartment model

Subcutaneous fat0.08±0.030.01±0.01*
Visceral fat0.02±0.010.03±0.01
  • K1 values were representative for the tissue perfusion and indicated a reduced flow for the pancreas and the subcutaneous fat in the obese animals while there was an increase in the duodenal area.

  • *p<0.05.