TABLE 1

Patient Characteristics and Changes in Tumor Wall Thickness and in Tumor 18F-FDG Uptake

PatientSex*Age (y)Tumor 18F-FDG uptake (SUV)Tumor wall thickness (mm)
BaselineAfter 2 wkPreopBaselineAfter 2 wkPreop
1F569.25.02.316187
2M5211.74.42.727199
3M6712.49.9NA141813
4M523.71.91.7232121
5M625.65.44.2191416
6M5316.88.52.1211910
7F428.35.53.2161515
8M736.75.8NA141314
9M614.92.92.6403121
10F445.34.24.2171613
11M653.42.11.917109
12M605.64.7NA131915
13M606.75.43.6211914
14M716.33.2NA221519
15M627.13.6NA151414
16M704.73.53.010910
17F598.55.74.0384322
18M666.23.84.3171715
19M5013.45.32.6342511
Mean ± SD59 ± 8.77.7 ± 3.64.8 ± 2.03.0 ± 0.920 ± 1019 ± 914 ± 5
  • * Four women and 15 men.

  • Preop = preoperative; NA = not applicable.