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Table 3 Performance of multiple metabolic parameters in differential diagnosis of AIP and PC

From: 18F- FDG PET/CT helps differentiate autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreatic cancer

Diagnostic parameters AUC Cutoff value Sensitivity Specificity Accuracy
Early SUVmax of pancreatic lesions 0.700 5.94 70.0% 76.9% 72.7%
Pancreas lesion/liver in early scan 0.683 2.16 70.0% 73.1% 71.2%
Delayed SUVmax of pancreatic lesions 0.687 8.13 63.9% 86.4% 72.4%
Pancreas lesion/liver in delayed scan 0.715 3.14 69.4% 90.9% 77.6%
SUVmax of salivary gland 0.716 1.92 84.6% 57.5% 68.2%
SUVmax of prostate 0.776 2.94 56.0% 97.1% 80.0%
RI of liver 0.657 −5.87% 72.7% 58.3% 63.8%
Prostater/liver 0.729 1.02 56.0% 97.1% 80.0%