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Table 5 Comparison of number of positive lymphoma lesions detected by FDG-PET/CT, FDG-PET/MRI, and WB-DW-MRI

From: Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/MRI and WB-DW-MRI in the evaluation of lymphoma: a prospective comparison to standard FDG-PET/CT

  PET/CT = PET/MRI WB-DW-MRI Detectability rate with WB-DW-MRI P value
Lesions detected 188 125 66.5 % <0.001
Nodal disease 170 115 67.6 % <0.001
Extranodal disease 18 10 55.6 % 0.004
Staging 113 73 64.6 % 0.008
Restaging 75 52 69.3 % 0.010
Interim 16 9 56.3 % 0.169
End of treatment 12 6 50.0 % 0.083
Surveillance 47 37 78.7 % 0.058
High-grade 127 81 63.8 % 0.003
Low-grade 61 46 75.4 % 0.032
HD 66 40 60.6 % 0.006
DLBCL 61 41 67.2 % 0.009
  1. Abbreviations: HD Hodgkin’s disease, DLBCL diffuse large B-cell lymphoma