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Table 1 Histological characteristics of the tumors

From: Clinical value of fluorine-18α-methyltyrosine PET in patients with gliomas: comparison with fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose PET

Histopathology n (%) Median MIB-1 LI (IQR)
WHO grade II 12 (32) 4.1 (2.9–7.6)
 Diffuse astrocytoma 3 (8) 7.4
 Oligoastrocytoma 7 (18) 3.8 (2.7–4.4)
 Oligodendroglioma 2 (5) 5.3
WHO grade III 12 (32) 16 (12–27)
 Anaplastic astrocytoma 3 (8) 30
 Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma 5 (13) 14 (9–21)
 Anaplastic oligodendroglioma 4 (11) 16 (7.7–19)
WHO grade IV 14 (37) 28 (21–41)
 Glioblastoma 14 (37) 28 (21–41)
  1. MIB-1 LI MIB-1 labeling index, IQR interquartile range