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Table 2 Univariate analysis according to outcome at 3 months

From: Monitoring tumour response during chemo-radiotherapy: a parametric method using FDG-PET/CT images in patients with oesophageal cancer

  Endpoint at 3 months  
  CR (n = 29) Failure/death (n = 17) p
Clinical factors    
Age 64.0 (59.6 to 68.3) 59.4 (53.9 to 64.9) 0.18
F/M 3/26 1/16 1.0
T2/T3/T4 2/27/0 4/8/5 0.001
1/2-site T 28/1 13/4 0.055
N0/N1 22/7 8/9 0.048
FDG-PET/CT parameters    
SUVmax1 12.5 (10.8 to 14.2) 15.4 (10.9 to 20.0) 0.44
TV1 9.7 (7.2 to 13.1) 20.6 (13.2 to 32.2) 0.004
SUVmax2 7.1 (5.9 to 8.2) 8.6 (6.4 to 10.9) 0.23
TV2 4.8 (3.3 to 6.9) 11.1 (4.6 to 13.6) 0.009
V g 3.1 (1.8 to 5.1) 5.8 (3.5 to 9.8) 0.056
V r 5.6 (4.0 to 7.9) 9.8 (6.2 to 15.5) 0.047
  1. Quantitative variables: mean (95% confidence limits).