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Table 2 Characteristics of the patients with SUV max

From: Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and chemotherapy-related tumor marker expression in non-small cell lung cancer

Factor All patients (n = 62) SUVmax(mean ± SEM) P value
Age 0.077
  < 60 25 6.81 ± 0.61  
 ≥ 60 37 8.83 ± 0.83  
Gender 0.147
 Male 47 8.48 ± 0.64  
 Female 15 6.57 ± 1.13  
Tumor size (diameter) 0.064
 < 3 cm 14 6.10 ± 0.80  
 ≥ 3 cm 48 8.58 ± 0.67  
Tumor differentiation 0.021
 Well 11 4.85 ± 0.69  
 Moderate 20 8.10 ± 1.81  
 Poor 31 9.09 ± 0.85  
Tumor type 0.045
 Adenocarcinoma 22 9.53 ± 1.01  
 Squamous cell carcinoma 40 7.19 ± 0.64  
Stage 0.612
 I 10 6.35 ± 1.77  
 II 9 8.27 ± 2.76  
 III 19 8.06 ± 0.77  
 IV 24 8.59 ± 1.01