TABLE 1

Results of Group Analysis

CharacteristicGroup AGroup BP
Mean age (±SD) (y)62 ± 1369 ± 9NS
Sex
 Number of men5 (62)7 (78)NS
 Number of women3 (38)2 (22)
Number of tumors of the following type:
 T10 (0)0 (0)NS
 T23 (38)1 (14)
 T34 (50)6 (86)
 T41 (12)0 (0)
 N02 (25)2 (29)NS
 N+6 (75)5 (71)
 M00 (0)2 (22)NS (P = 0.51)
 M18 (100)7 (78)
Number of tumors for which the largest metastasis was…
 ≤2 cm2 (25)4 (44)NS
 2.1–4.0 cm4 (50)5 (56)
 >4.0 cm2 (25)0 (0)
Mean number of metastases (±SD)6.1 ± 4.82.1 ± 1.5P = 0.02
Mean SUVmax on first 18F-FDG PET scan (±SD)7.1 ± 3.26.0 ± 2.8NS
Mean number of days between 18F-FDG PET scans (±SD)35 ± 1469 ± 39NS
  • NS = not statistically significant.

  • Data in parentheses are percentages.