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Table 3 Correlation between response and SUV values.

From: Early metabolic response using FDG PET/CT and molecular phenotypes of breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Response Pre-SUV Post-SUV ΔSUV%
Histopathologic response    
   Responders 7.3 ± 4.2 2.2 ± 1.9 63 ± 48
   Non-responders 7.6 ± 4.4 4.3 ± 2.7 34 ± 47
  P = 0.795 P = 0.004 P = 0.001
  1. SUV, standard uptake value
  2. P-value based on the Mann-Whitney U test, presuming to be non-parametric statistics