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Table 1 Data collection of patient and tumor characteristics

From: Clinically significant association between the maximum standardized uptake value on 18F-FDG PET and expression of phosphorylated Akt and S6 kinase for prediction of the biological characteristics of renal cell cancer

Patient   
  No. of patients 77
  Age (yrs) 63.1 (39–83)
  Sex (male/female) 48/29
  follow-up times (months) 19 (3–43)
Tumor   
  Histology (clear cell/cell/sarcomatoid differentiation) 57/11/9
  Histological Fuhrman grading (G1/G2/G3/G4) 9/32/29/7
  pT stage (T1/T2/T3/T4) 24/19/32/2
  pN stage (T0/N1/N2) 62/12/3
  Microscopic vascular invasion (v0/v1) 28/49
  Metastasis (M0/M1) 52/25
Surgery Radical nephrectomy 77
  with cavotomy with thrombectomy for > T3b tumor (9)
  with RPLND* for > N1 tumor (15)
  1. RPLND*: retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.
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