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Table 4 Metabolic TNM stage based on the two PET examinations

From: Comparison between silicon photomultiplier-based and conventional PET/CT in patients with suspected lung cancer—a pilot study

Case Staging DMI Staging D690 Change in staging Histology results
1 T+N−M− T+N+M− YES Epithelial cancer (S)
2 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO Colon cancer (B)
3 T+N−M− T−N−M− YES Not done
4 T−N−M− T−N−M− NO Adenocarcinoma (S, E)
5 T+N−M− T+N−M− NO Suspect malignant cells (B)
6 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO Non-small cell lung cancer (E)
7 T+N+M+ T+N+M+ NO Adenocarcinoma (B)
8 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO No malignant cells (Br)
9 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO Non-small cell lung cancer (Br)
10 T+N−M− T+N−M− NO Non-small cell lung cancer (S,E)
11 T+N−M+ T+N−M+ NO Non-small cell lung cancer (Br)
12 T−N−M− T+N+M− YES No malignant cells (E,B)
13 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO Small cell lung cancer (E)
14 T−N−M− T−N−M− NO Not done
15 T+N+M− T+N+M− NO Epithelial cancer (Br)
16 T−N−M− T−N−M− NO Not done
17 T−N−M− T−N−M− NO Not done
  1. In case of malignant and non-malignant findings, only the malignant histology results are shown above
  2. S surgery, B biopsy, E EBUS-TBNA, Br bronchoscopy with brush/fluid sample