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Table 4 Primary breast tumor to background SUVmax ratio

From: Dual time point [18F]FLT-PET for differentiating proliferating tissues vs non-proliferating tissues

SUV max ratioPET30
m ± SD
(min–max)
PET60
m ± SD
(min–max)
PET80
m ± SD
(min–max)
Primitive Tumor to contralateral Breast7.94 ± 5.83†‡
(1.16–32.66)
9.05 ± 6.72
(1.38–40.11)
9.00 ± 6.24
(1.5–33.98)
Primitive Tumor to descending Aorta4.88 ± 2.75‡‡
(0.62–16.22)
6.10 ± 4.04
(0.86–25.46)
6.66 ± 4.74
(0.88–34.79)
Primitive Tumor to Liver0.84 ± 0.46‡‡
(0.13–2.40)
0.98 ± 0.59‡‡
(0.10–2.97)
1.18 ± 0.75‡‡
(0.12–3.56)
Primitive Tumor to Muscle5.29 ± 3.09‡‡
(0.75–21.10)
6.71 ± 4.56‡‡
(0.81–32.53)
8.33 ± 5.15‡‡
(1.28–31.09)
  1. †significant increase; p ≤ 0.001
  2. ‡significant increase; p ≤ 0.0001