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Table 3 Predictive accuracy of clinical parameters, PET-parameters, and radiomics factors separately and combined for the prediction of locoregional recurrence, metastasis, and death

From: Predictive value of quantitative 18F-FDG-PET radiomics analysis in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

  Recurrence prediction Metastasis prediction Overall survival prediction
  Patients Recurrences Concordance index SE Patients Distant metastasis Concordance index SE Patients Deaths Concordance index SE
Clinical parameters
T-stage, N-stage, HPV-status, Smoking (PY)
103 27 0.699 0.049 103 10 0.690 0.097 103 37 0.691 0.043
PET parameters
SUVmax, SUVmean, SUVpeak, TLG, MATV
103 27 0.616 0.065 103 10 0.759 0.062 103 37 0.711 0.041
Radiomics parameters Factor 1 to 8 103 27 0.716 0.055 103 10 0.746 0.079 103 37 0.714 0.05
Combined clinical + PET parameters 103 27 0.758 0.05 103 10 0.822 0.047 103 37 0.744 0.042
Combined clinical + radiomics 103 27 0.770 0.043 103 10 0.831 0.066 103 37 0.749 0.047
Combined clinical + PET + radiomics 103 27 0.796 0.045 103 10 0.945 0.029 103 37 0.750 0.046