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Table 1 General characteristics

From: Diagnostic implications of a small-voxel reconstruction for loco-regional lymph node characterization in breast cancer patients using FDG-PET/CT

Patient characteristics
(n = 69)
Age (years) 53 ± 12 (mean ± SD)
Body weight (kilogram) 76 ± 14
Hormonal receptor status Oestrogen 51 pos., 16 neg., 2 unknown
Progesterone 37 pos., 30 neg., 2 unknown
Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 19 pos., 48 neg., 2 unknown
Loco-regional lymph nodes
(n = 230)
Location
 Left region 108
 Right region 122
Final diagnosis
 Benign 61
 Malignant 169
Final diagnosis based on the following:
 Histological proof 128 (56%)
 FU imaging 99 (43%)
 Additional imaging 3 (1%)
  1. SD standard deviation, pos. positive, neg. negative, FU follow-up