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Table 3 Univariate analysis according to outcome at 1 year

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

  Endpoint at 1 year  
  CR (n = 22) Failure/death (n = 24) p
Clinical factors    
Age 66.4 (62.3 to 70.5) 58.5 (53.5 to 63.5) 0.02
F/M 3/19 1/23 0.34
T2/T3/T4 3/19/0 3/16/5 0.08
1/2-site T 22/0 19/5 0.05
N0/N1 21/1 9/15 <10−4
FDG-PET/CT parameters    
SUVmax1 10.9 (9.3 to 12.9) 13.7 (11.2 to 16.8) 0.08
TV1 9.0 (6.5 to 12.5) 17.8 (12.2 to 26.0) 0.007
SUVmax2 6.3 (5.2 to 7.6) 7.5 (6.0 to 9.3) 0.22
TV2 6.2 (3.7 to 10.2) 7.0 (4.5 to 10.7) 0.69
V g 3.2 (2.1 to 4.7) 5.3 (2.9 to 9.8) 0.33
V r 4.5 (3.1 to 6.6) 10.2 (7.1 to 14.5) 0.002
  1. Quantitative variables: mean (95% confidence limits).